Sector: Compliance / Legal

GUEST COMMENT: There IS hiring in compliance advisory

For compliance professionals, advisory is a very popular area. The main reason for this is that these roles require an individual to sit on the trading floor with…

Professional financial services investigators are wanted to earn large six figure packages

The FSA is already struggling to hold on to staff, but it’s a little ironic that new, more lucrative, jobs created within consultancies working on external investigations on…

The collapse in compliance: What a difference a year makes in a sector that was once so strong

Compliance recruitment into banks is down by at least 70 per cent compared with a year ago, according to Jacob Smith, director, JS Careers. “There are significant hiring…

Tuesday’s Headlines: UBS CEO to propose “radical overhaul” after huge loss

UBS CEO Oswald Gruebel will propose a “radical overhaul” of the investment banking division when he meets with the UBS board in Singapore this week, Reuters reports. The…

Will the UBS $2.3 billion rogue trading loss impact hiring of new traders?

As UBS deals with ongoing criticism over how it could have allowed one trader to lose what now appears to amount to $2.3 billion dollars, a new debate…

Monday’s Headlines: Protesters target Wall Street, want to “end corporate welfare”

Protestors demonstrated in New York’s financial district on Monday for the third day in a row, Bloomberg reports. The number of protesters dwindled to around 200 from 1,000…

Friday’s Headlines: US mortgage mess cost top banks at least $66 billion

America’s mortgage debacle has cost the country’s top five home lenders at least $65.7 billion, Bloomberg reports. New claims across the industry may double that amount. Citing its…

Tuesday’s Headlines: FINRA wants more power, says it can take on SEC duties

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) wants more power, DealBook reports. The self-regulator, which already polices 4,500 broker dealers, told Congress it can also oversee 11,000 investment a

Why risk and compliance are becoming a route to the top

Pre-meltdown, risk and compliance used to be seen by many as one of the more unglamorous, and certainly unsung, ends of investment banking… not any more. With Nordic…

GUEST COMMENT: Irish candidates are realising the benefits of contracting

If there’s one thing that the latest iteration of the financial crisis has bred in Irish candidates looking for their next career move, it’s a willingness to take…

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