Lynk Capital Markets Ltd’s governance structure is designed to ensure that business operations are run in an ethical and transparent manner in accordance with the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, while taking into account those specific features typical of the fintech industry. The general management and Board of Directors of Lynk Capital Markets Ltd, as well as its standing committees trust that the main objective in the corporate governance framework is to ensure effective governance within the organization in order to guarantee the sustainability and growth of the Company’s business and the benefit of its employees, shareholders and overall stakeholders.
Compliance and Risk Assessment
Lynk Capital Markets Ltd believes that proper management of risks contributes to the creation of value and the development of the business, and provides an adequate balance between growth, performance and risk. Lynk Capital Markets Ltd have identified different categories of risks (legal/regulatory, financial and reputational) and conduct certain specific measures in order to monitor and manage Lynk Capital Markets Ltd’s exposure to such risks.
The compliance and risk assessment duties within Lynk Capital Markets Ltd are allocated as follows:
- The Board of Directors reviews and provides guidance on the corporate strategy, being responsible for monitoring the managerial performance and achieving an adequate return for shareholders. It prevents conflicts of interest and acts in an informed and independent basis, while also overseeing the risk management policies to ensure that the Company is compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.
- The Compliance Committee assists the Board of Directors of Lynk Capital Markets Ltd in fulfilling the Board’s responsibility for general oversight of the regulatory and compliance framework of the Company, reviewing and monitoring clients’ compliance requirements and reviewing and monitoring the conduct of the compliance management framework and its implementation.
- The Risk Panel is an independent committee of the Board of Directors that fulfills, as its sole and exclusive function, the responsibility for analyzing the key legal/regulatory, financial and reputational risks related to any business opportunity with any client or partner prior to formally approving them, in accordance with the risk management policies and practices approved by Lynk Capital Markets. These policies establish the principles for the identifying, evaluating, managing and reporting the risks that could affect the success of Lynk Capital Markets Ltd.
- From a pure Anti-Money Laundering (AML) perspective, Lynk Capital Markets Ltd have appointed an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, a Money Laundering Reporting Officer and a Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.