Capital Index, a London headquartered and FCA regulated CFDs and foreign exchange financial spread betting brokerage, has announced that the company is continuing to attract new talent. The firm has on-boarded industry veteran Peter Wilson as head of its compliance unit and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).
The company is expanding its management team with a top industry executive who has previously held the same roles at Finotec, ICM Capital and IKON Finance. The addition comes at a time when the company has been looking to continue its international expansion. As a retail brokerage, Capital Index is aiming to bolster its team in order to tackle any prospective changes to the regulatory framework and cement its status as an FCA regulated brokerage.
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Capital Index gained approval by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority in November 2015 and is headed by CEO Robert Woolfe.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Wilson stated: “I look forward to working with Robert Woolfe and his experienced management team to help continue the good work in maintaining a robust and compliant centered business.”
“Operating in such a highly regulated environment the Compliance and MLRO role is an extremely important hire and we are thrilled that Peter has agreed to join us. This hire comes at a very exciting time of growth for us and Peter’s extensive experience will be invaluable in helping us navigate the often complex compliance landscape,” Woolfe elaborated.