Spectrum Markets hires Mai Le Hoang as Head of Compliance

Rick Steves

“Regulatory implementation projects, the establishment of compliance procedures and policies, and the analysis of new regulatory frameworks for disruptive technologies and products are ever more important in today’s markets and trading environment.”

Spectrum Markets has announced the appointment of Mai Le Hoang as the new Head of Compliance to oversee high market and regulatory requirements.

The pan-European trading venue for securitized derivatives is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and caters to financial institutions and their retail investors. Since launch, trading has been available in: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Finland.

Spectrum Markets is the trading name of Spectrum MTF Operator GmbH, which acts as a MiFID II regulated trading venue authorized and supervised by BaFin.

Through its pan-European ISIN, 24/5 trading services, and its own proprietary venue, Spectrum enables a guaranteed baseline level of liquidity over a range of products and is able to swiftly and safely match a significant number of orders and process multiple quotes every second.

Mai Le Hoang to manage compliance and advise on expansion across Europe

Mai Le Hoang will be responsible for overseeing all compliance activities within the company, reporting directly to Alpay Soytürk, Chief Regulatory Officer.

Her role will not only involve managing the compliance and monitoring function but also analyzing, assessing, and advising on regulatory developments at international, EU, and national levels, with a particular focus on building and expanding the trading venue across Europe.

Mai Le Hoang joins Spectrum from Ernst & Young, where she served in the Financial Services Consulting division for over seven years. Throughout her career, she has successfully managed several regulatory and strategic innovation projects at major financial institutions, including MiFID II, IBOR, and the introduction of crypto assets.

She is a certified cash market trader and is currently participating in the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center’s DLT Talents Program. With her deep understanding of financial regulations, Mai Le Hoang is expected to lead the compliance function and oversee relevant processes and systems in a coherent and consistent manner.

Alpay Soytürk, Chief Regulatory Officer at Spectrum Markets, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mai Le Hoang to our international team as the Head of Compliance at Spectrum. With her extensive experience in digital assets and DLT, she will play a pivotal role in the success of our innovative trading venue.”

Mai Le Hoang, Head of Compliance at Spectrum Markets, commented: “I am very excited to be part of such an innovative, forward-thinking company that is continuously evolving and forging new partnerships across Europe. Regulatory implementation projects, the establishment of compliance procedures and policies, and the analysis of new regulatory frameworks for disruptive technologies and products are ever more important in today’s markets and trading environment.”

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