• Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

The Senior Counsel for AML and Sanctions Investigations, APAC, will report into the Compliance and Investigations team in the Corporate Legal Department. The attorney selected for this position will be responsible for providing legal advice in the Asia Pacific region concerning Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Economic Sanctions. The attorney will handle law enforcement and regulatory inquiries, conduct internal investigations related to potential violations of AML and Economic Sanctions laws that could require disclosure to regulators in the Asia Pacific region and/or to the US federal government, including bank regulatory agencies. The position will be located in Mumbai, India.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibilities in this position will be to provide legal advice to the Business and Compliance with respect to complex AML and Sanctions matters of significance to the Bank in the Asia Pacific region. This will include providing advice on Sanctions and AML regulatory and legislative developments and AML and Sanctions review of financial transactions.

Knowledge/Experience/ Technical skills

The Senior Counsel for AML and Sanctions, APAC must be able to:

  • analyze financial and other records; apply applicable laws and regulations to the specific inquiry or matter;
  • draft necessary memoranda, summaries or other written summaries and reports; and communicate orally and in writing, in English, in a clear and concise manner; and
  • have knowledge of AML and Sanctions laws and regulations in the Asia Pacific region and in the United States and have experience in drafting and filing regulatory submissions.


  • Law degree is required.
  • 3-5 years engaged in legal strategies for financial companies and Anti-money laundering, Sanctions and/or other regulatory experience in the financial services industry is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Experience with internal investigations, government contracting, data security, AML, Economic Sanctions, FCPA, UK Bribery Act, etc.


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