Senior Regulatory Expert - Amsterdam

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • 17 Feb 19

Senior Regulatory Expert - Amsterdam

At a glance
The Regulatory Expert Clearing plays a fundamental role in providing insight and overview on relevant (political) developments and ensures a coherent way of monitoring, storage and communication of developments in cooperation with Legal and Regulatory Affairs.

Your job
The function is the representative of ABN AMRO Clearing at the political bodies in the Netherlands (Second Chamber, Senate and Ministries) and the EU (European Commission, European Parliament, European Council, Permanent Representation). The Regulatory Expert Clearing aims to promote the interests of ABN AMRO Clearing in all financial legislation and regulations by defining advocacy positions and provide insight and overview to the Board regarding relevant developments in the jurisdictions where AACB is active. In consultation with the Board, the function ensures that AACB is strategically positioned towards the relevant institutions of the European Union and the Dutch State as a key part of a broader financial markets ecosystem. The function is responsible for the overall government affairs strategy of ABN AMRO Clearing and defines this with the CEO and Board.

Your working environment
ABN AMRO Clearing is designated as a specialised business within ABN AMRO and holds its own banking license (ABN AMRO Clearing Bank NV). Globally the company consists of about 800 FTE and is largely self-sufficient, organizing its own supporting organization. ABN AMRO Clearing plays an important infrastructural role in the financial markets. As such it is closely monitored by Regulators and Central Banks. This is augmented by the fact that ABN AMRO Clearing holds significant market shares in financial markets across the globe holding top spots in clearing on numerous exchanges in every region.

ABN AMRO Clearing Bank plays an important role in the infrastructure of global financial markets. It has been classified by the Dutch Central Bank as a Systematically Important Financial Institution (SIFI). As such, it is under close scrutiny from the regulators. This is augmented by the fact that ABN AMRO Clearing holds significant market shares in financial markets across the globe holding top spots in clearing on numerous exchanges in every region.

In the near and medium term future, AACB and its peers will face a myriad of regulation driven changes across the globe. The majority of these regulations have an impact on AACB's products & services, as well as its business- and operating model. Most regulations have a mandatory character, but often offer strong commercial and strategic opportunities.
Within Business Management the Global Regulatory Affairs team is responsible for overseeing the regulatory value chain. This includes Regulatory Strategy and Government Affairs through intelligence and advocacy and managing the Regulatory Control Framework.

Your profile
We are looking for a Regulatory Expert with 5-10 years experience and thorough insight in global capital, securities and derivatives markets. Current knowledge of and experience with Dutch and European compliance rules, regulations and legislation, financial markets and supervisory matters, particularly with regards to products offered by ABN AMRO Clearing Bank is strongly preferred.

You have insight in rulemaking processes of relevant markets for ABN AMRO Clearing (with emphasis on European Union decision making processes).

What we offer
We offer a challenging role in a dynamic and complex market ecosystem with room for further development within the organisation.