Job description : Based in Hong Kong, he / she will be part of a growing legal and compliance team supporting Alipay’s international business in the EMEA.
The person reports to the Alipay’s Head of EMEA Regional Legal & Compliance of Ant Financial Services Group. This position will work closely with Alipay International commercial and regulatory lawyers and other legal / compliance professionals, as well as business and operation teams for Alipay International’s payments businesses. Responsibilities :
Lead legal, regulatory and commercial advice for daily business operations and general commercial and transactional matters involving Alipay’s business in the EMEA, including contract negotiations, license applications and maintenance, regulatory interactions in conjunction with Compliance.
Support the Compliance function in the EMEA, including developing and maintaining the Compliance framework, operating policies and standards for the business, coordinating with other relevant teams in managing and responding to regulators in relation to data privacy, consumer protection, and providing compliance regulatory risk assessments and program implementation in relation to the business.
Follow relevant legal developments and advise management on implications.
Train non-legal Alipay International colleagues on relevant legal issues.
Advise management on legal aspects of strategic direction of business development.
Bachelor or above degree in law. A minimum of 8-12 years’ PQEs with substantial in-house experience in card schemes, FINTECH industries or similar experiences.
Strong regulatory / compliance knowledge and skills, especially in relation to card schemes, FINTECH business and the relevant licensing laws and regulations in EMEA.
Highly motivated self-starter, good team player. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Mandarin Chinese.
Strong legal knowledge and skills, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Regular Travel to China to be expected.