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compliance officer Line breaks: com|pli¦ance of¦fi|cer

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Definition of compliance officer in English:


A person who is employed to ensure that a company does not contravene any statutes or regulations which apply to its activities.
Example sentences
  • In turn, the committee must hire a compliance officer to report to the committee and to Microsoft's chief executive.
  • In September, the bank hired its first compliance officer to focus on money laundering full time.
  • Commissioners also will adopt rules requiring funds to have written compliance policies and a compliance officer who reports to the fund's board of directors.
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