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ProfileCapital Markets Counsel III The candidate will report to the Managing Counsel of the Commodities, Foreign Exchange and Special Entities Team of the Derivatives and Foreign Exchange Section of the Law department. Will provide legal advice and counsel to the foreign exchange business of Bank, including sales and trading, credit, operations and compliance functions. Develop and render opinions, consult with, and advise clients on commercial, legal and regulatory matters. Develop strong working relationships with senior management of the foreign exchange business, with an understanding of its needs and strategic direction, and assists in developing the overall legal coverage strategy and philosophy of support and decision-making for this business. Work closely with senior leaders to evaluate the legal and commercial impact of major decisions where applicable law, regulations, or facts are unclear, controversial or conflicting. Provide regulatory, structuring, documentation and transactional support related to foreign exchange and currency products offered to US and non-US persons and entities, whether such products are exempt or non-exempt under Title VII of Dodd-Frank. Represent company on transactions and advocacy efforts inside and outside the organization. Read, write, analyze and interpret complex documents. Work independently on matters of significance to the FX business and the swap dealer business of company. Provide support when needed on matters outside areas of primary coverage, including other asset classes. Also support company as an end user of foreign exchange, currency and other derivative products. Manage outside counsel support and legal expense. Follow law department policies and procedures in carrying out support and matter management responsibilities.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have active State Bar membership with 5+ years of legal experience with a major law firm, securities regulatory agency or in-house law department including 3+ years of representing firms in capital markets and investment banking activities. Should preferably have 2+ years of significant experience in representing clients with respect to foreign exchange and derivatives transactions. Significant knowledge and experience with U.S. and foreign laws, rules and regulations relevant to foreign exchange and derivatives transactions, including banking laws (the Dodd-Frank Act, the Bank Holding Company Act, the Gramm Leach Bliley Financial Modernization Act, and Sections 23A and B of the Federal Reserve Act); securities, commodities and investment laws (including clearing, margining, disclosure, licensing requirements and conflicts of interests); bankruptcy laws (including netting laws); relevant tax laws; ERISA; laws relating to secured transactions and creditors' rights; and laws related to corporate compliance and governance matters is desired.
Application Deadline: August 20, 2017.
Job ID: 5349353