Compliance & Control
With close to 400 people across 40 countries globally, Compliance & Control protects the firm against breaches of the law, implements codes and procedures and promotes ethics. The division plays an advisory role and has the responsibility of providing frameworks to protect our assets and reputation around the world. It is up to date with regulatory frameworks in all territories, and is able to implement each one perfectly. It also instils a culture that underlines professional ethics so that all our teams across the business understand how to mitigate our risk.
Finance is responsible for accompanying the Business Lines and other Functions in their daily business activities and development plans by providing them with timely and high quality Financial and Performance Management reporting, Accounting and Financial Control functions, Legal Entity Governance and Tax Advice and Compliance services combined with pertinent value-added analyses.
The HR APAC team supports staff and managers across the region, providing a full range of advisory and transactional services in areas such as recruitment, career management, learning and development, reward and payroll.
The overall role of Legal is to provide legal advice and transactional and documentation support to management, business and functions across the entire range of BNP Paribas Group activities. In Asia Pacific, Legal is made up of specialists, general and country-specific counsel, documentation professionals and support staff.
Our people in Operations ensure that all processes from client on boarding, pre-trade to transactions and post trade are completed smoothly, accurately and on time. It means we can conduct our work regionally and globally, as well as support and enhance the performance of other divisions and integrate new acquisitions, business lines, products. This requires initiative and responsibility in managing projects, handling operational risk, adhering to regulations while managing large volumes of vanilla to complex transactions for multiple countries.
This is a global, integrated and independent function led by the Group’s Chief Risk Officer, who reports directly to the Group’s CEO. Covering all lines of business, Risk acts as an objective, second level of control that has no direct involvement in business stakes. As such, it can be viewed as the second pair of eyes that advises our Management on risk policy definition and ensures that any risks taken on align with our policies. It also reports on and alerts Management to the status of any risks which we are exposed to.
Information technology is vital to every part of our business and is behind every deal we make. With technology evolving so quickly, the possibilities for our business grow daily. It has the power to bring new products to the market, create new pricing models and give us a competitive advantage. By investing in technology, we help the firm stay ahead of the competition and make the changes and advances needed for progress. The Information Technology division develops, introduces and maintains cutting-edge applications solutions across the business. They apply their expertise to business problems and deliver high quality, practical solutions. This could mean developing new applications for the trading floor or the Back Office, coding new modelling strategies, setting up the infrastructure for a new office, or collaborating with other colleagues to develop tools to enhance how we measure risk.