Mohsin Ismail - Director, Consultancy at Waystone in United Arab Emirates

      Mohsin Ismail

      Director, Consultancy

      United Arab Emirates
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      Mohsin joined the team in 2018 and is the outsourced Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (CO/MLRO) for a number of DFSA-regulated firms. Mohsin supports firms with their day-to-day compliance needs including ad-hoc compliance advice, gap analysis, drafting policies and procedures, implementation of systems and controls and providing guidance on how to navigate the regulatory environment.

      Mohsin supports a wide range of firms including foreign exchange and CFD providers, asset managers, crypto exchanges, brokerages, exchange houses, banks and crowdfunding platforms in the UAE both ‘onshore’ and in the financial free zones.

      Mohsin’s compliance career began in 2011 as a compliance analyst, before progressing to Assistant Compliance Manager. In 2015 he joined the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority as an Associate in the Enforcement and Supervision Team. In 2016 Mohsin joined Finsa Europe, where he was the Deputy Head of Compliance/MLRO and Head of Client Money Oversight (CF10a). In 2017 Mohsin assumed the role of Head of Compliance (CF10) and MLRO (CF11) for GKFX, before moving to Dubai and joining CCL Compliance.

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