Robinhood Markets has listed three jobs for the UK market together with a Compliance Officer, Operations Lead, and Senior Danger and Compliance Affiliate.
Robinhood Markets Inc (NASDAQ: HOOD) is getting ready to enterprise into the UK market in keeping with LinkedIn job postings up to now two weeks. Notably, Robinhood has been posting new jobs targeted on the UK market to increase its operations. Two weeks in the past, Robinhood posted a job commercial on its LinkedIn trying to find a senior danger and compliance affiliate to be based mostly in London. The corporate specified that the candidate ought to have no less than six years of compliance follow expertise specializing in monetary providers in the UK.
On Monday, the corporate posted one other job commercial for a compliance officer based mostly in London. The candidate is predicted to give attention to a number of points together with cash laundering reporting tasks. Most significantly, Robinhood introduced the job commercial for an operations lead in London to assist help the launch, enchancment, and scaling of its operations within the UK. Whereas the opposite positions will be based mostly out of the UK, the operations lead is predicted to be positioned in London.
The corporate has been diversifying its operations exterior the US following elevated regulatory scrutiny within the latest previous that was triggered by the implosion of FTX.
Robinhood Flees Hostile US Market
Up to now few years, Robinhood has discovered itself at loggerheads with the US Securities and Alternate Fee for violating sure funding guidelines. On the tail finish of 2020, Robinhood agreed to pay $65 million to settle the fees filed by the SEC. Notably, the SEC has charged Robinhood for routing its clients’ commerce orders to different broker-dealers with out the income we disclosed.
“..Principal buying and selling corporations try to revenue from executing massive volumes of retail purchase and promote orders both by taking the opposite facet of buyer orders and exiting the positions at a revenue, which is also referred to as “internalization”, or by routing the orders to different market facilities,” the SEC noted.
Robinhood has additionally been below regulatory scrutiny following the meme inventory frenzy that concerned GameStop Corp (NYSE: GME). The regulatory scrutiny lately pushed Robinhood to delist a number of crypto property together with Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), and Polygon (MATIC) from its platform. The choice to delist the talked about crypto property was attributable to Binance and Coinbase Global Inc (NASDAQ: COIN) expenses of itemizing unregistered securities.
What does this imply for patrons? Everybody who holds Solana (SOL), Polygon (MATIC), and Cardano (ADA) will obtain detailed directions on how one can promote and/or withdraw their cash, the place supported. (3/4)
— Robinhood (@RobinhoodApp) June 9, 2023
Nonetheless, Robinhood said that it stays hopeful the crypto market in the US will thrive as soon as a transparent regulatory framework is put in place.
Robinhood has a reported month-to-month energetic customers of about 11.8 million and a complete of $78 billion in property below custody. Through the first quarter, Robinhood introduced its web income elevated by 16 % to about $441 million. Because of this, HOOD shares have gained about 54 % YTD to commerce round $12.56 on Tuesday.
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