Assistant Director Legal Services - Sanctions & Financial Regulatory Compliance


Excellent In House opportunity in Montreal (or possibility for an international location) to work as an Assistant Director Legal Services - Sanctions and Financial Regulatory Compliance for a worldwide organization. Our client is seeking a lawyer with approximately  8-12 years of pertinent experience re: economic sanctions and financial regulatory compliance to join their existing team. This lawyer will advise and provide strategic guidance on various legal matters in this exciting hybrid role.

  • Provide legal advice on diverse matters, including but not limited to: sanctions, financial regulatory matters and anti-money laundering;
  • Act as a liaison with regulatory authorities regarding disclosure and other related matters;
  • Coordinate re: all reporting and notification activities to banks and regulators re: sanctions matters;
  • Draft and advise on agreements, contracts, governance matters, and policies; 
  • Assist and support the Compliance Department re: policies and procedures as well as regarding investigating potential non-compliance matters;
  • Work with the Compliance Department and others as appropriate to develop an efficient regulatory compliance training program; and
  • Responsible for supporting all key stakeholders regarding regulatory compliance risks.

 The ideal candidate will have/be:

- A law degree and be admitted to practice law in Canada or the US;

-Approximately 8-12 years of pertinent legal experience in increasingly responsible positions;

-Experience in engaging with regulators on sanctions and/or financial payments regulation matters;

-Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and project management skills; and
-Able to work autonomously and within a team dynamic;
If this describes you and you have a proven track record and are interested in this unique and exciting senior level opportunity to join a global and dynamic organization that offers a stimulating work environment, then please send us your details.
We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted.





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