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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Barclays Bank PLC

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2017

Posted on

Jan 11,2017

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Prudential Regulatory Counsel - VP/Director Duties: Carry out/lead regulatory policy engagement with key US federal banking agencies (at all levels of seniority) to further the Group’s strategic priorities in the context of prudential regulation and seek to establish relationships of trust in this context; Facilitating the formulation of all aspects of US prudential regulatory policy affecting Barclays’ position and response to changes in regulation across the areas the Barclays Group operates in across the US; Ensuring regular updates of the regulatory policy agenda relevant to the US are provided to regional management and key Legal and other stakeholders; working very closely in partnership with colleagues notably in Treasury, Finance, Compliance, Government Relations and Risk; Acting as principal point of contact for internal and external stakeholders in relation to regulatory policy, including with relevant regulators and other government officials; Leading the Financial Services Regulatory Legal Team’s input into key internal projects impacting the region; Liaising with counterparts in other regions (primarily the UK, EU, Asia) to ensure consistency of approach; Managing and supervising the input of external advisers in the regulatory policy space; Contributing to Financial Services Regulatory Legal Team reporting, know-how and other policy development work; and Representing the firm in relation to US regulatory policy and participating in and working with relevant industry bodies and groups.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law Degree. 5+ years of post J.D. experience with a background in financial markets policy. Relevant experience could include a combination of private law practice, congressional staff work, executive branch or independent financial regulatory agency employment, trade association, or in-house experience, particularly with a financial institution. Preferred: In-depth knowledge of the U.S. legal framework and requirements applicable to financial markets. Knowledge of the financial market regulators as well as the nature of the relationship between the congressional legislative and oversight process and the financial regulatory and supervision function. Detailed knowledge of the U.S. and international financial market structure framework and requirements applicable to financial services and products, including knowledge of the relationship between domestic regulatory frameworks and international standard setting bodies and boards. Proven experience working across teams and able to contribute to the strategic direction of policy in a business environment. Able to deliver as a senior individual contributor, through influence (and not necessarily through direct ownership or large resources). Skilful coordination in working across a wide range of stakeholders both within and beyond the team/related functions. Experience and track record in dealing with senior regulators. Numerate and financially literate; able to understand and contribute to the business discussions. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Politically astute and able to understand the dynamics of large, complex organisations; skilled in matrix working. Good relationship and excellent stakeholder management skills both across teams and upwards throughout organisations (particularly those that operate complex matrices). Highly organised and structured. Experience working within a highly regulated environment along with a sound understanding of the current environment and key issues within financial services. Able to analyse and assess impact of complex legislation/regulation and identify key issues against institutional policy priorities and objectives.

Additional info

Ref - 90113440

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Barclays Bank PLC
2001 K Street NW.
Washington, DC 20005