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Optiver is a global electronic market maker. Optiver uses their own capital, at their own risk, to trade on major financial markets around the world.Their story begins in 1986,with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s options exchange. Today, Optiver is at the forefront of trading and technology, employing over 900 employees of 40 nationalities across offices on four continents. How did they get here? With an unwavering focus on continuous improvement.
Optiver is one of the most dynamic, innovative and successful companies in the Netherlands and beyond. Due to growth of Optiver we are seeking to recruit a

Regulatory Compliance Counsel
Regulatory Compliance Counsel
interested in financial markets and trading
In your role as Compliance Counsel in the Compliance department of Optiver Europe, located in Amsterdam, you will mainly focus on regulatory topics. Being a member of the compliance team, you will prepare regulatory advice for the business on all aspects of relevant national laws, regulations and exchange rules. In this role you will be closely involved with Trading and IT and support initiatives to further expand Optiver’s control frameworks.You will prepare regulatory advice and recommendations regarding new projects, trading activities, strategies and products.


  • 3-5 years of working experience as a regulatory specialist or as a finance lawyer
  • detailed knowledge on MiFID II, MAD and EMIR
  • a strong interest in financial markets and trading
  • an analytical, bright mind and a strong drive for results
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, preferably also in Dutch


  • a dynamic compliance position with a leading international organization
  • the opportunity to develop yourself as a compliance expert in the financial industry
  • a high level of responsibility and a broad range of opportunities within an innovative environment
  • being part of a young and highly professional team

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