Legal & Compliance Officer
Based in Malaysia, Hata is a leading licensed digital asset brokerage and platform in Southeast Asia.
Get to know the role
We are seeking to hire legally qualified lawyers to join our Legal & Compliance; Regulatory Compliance function.
Talented & passionate lawyers, regardless of specialties (whether corporate or litigation) are encouraged to apply.
With Hata, you will have opportunities to expand your legal remit into regulatory compliance & operations.
The day-to-day activities
You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, and collaborate with him to operate Hata’s business in a compliant manner.
You will be appointed as Hata’s Compliance Officer with relevant regulatory bodies in Malaysia, and become the first point of contact in relation to Hata’s AML/CFT compliance program.
You will ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies including conducting regulatory reporting to regulatory bodies.
You will work closely with Hata’s Product team, ensuring that all regulatory requirements are conveyed to the Product Manager in a timely manner.
You will maintain and develop strong relationships with regulatory bodies in Malaysia, ensuring the ongoing success of these critical partnerships.
You will provide legal guidance and support to the team, including answering questions, drafting & reviewing documents, and providing feedback.
You will join Hata’s CEO to lead all policy discussions with government bodies as and when you are required by the CEO.
You will support Hata’s CEO in applying for new licences as and when Hata decides to expand its business overseas.
Qualified advocate & solicitor with at least 5 years of work experience in a reputable law firm.
Great communicator and is able to present himself/herself well in a professional meeting.
Solid writing skills - needless to say you will write a lot.
Independent and is able to source for relevant guidelines & legislations to keep abreast of legal/policy developments in the digital asset industry.