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Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney in New York City, NY

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Date Last Verified

Oct 23, 2020

Posted on

Oct 17, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Senior Legal Counsel Debt Capital Markets
Candidate will be responsible for supporting a variety of businesses for investment banking group, including debt capital markets, equity capital markets, liability management and private placements. The debt capital markets product coverage includes (i) investment grade bonds, (ii) high yield bonds, (iii) Yankee bonds, (iv) LATAM bonds and (v) tender offers and exchanges. Will be responsible for managing legal risks of the business by providing practical, commercial and timely advice to the relevant businesses. Structuring, negotiation and documentation review for the relevant coverage areas. Responding promptly to deal related issues, including legal and reputational risk questions. Identifying and managing relevant banking and securities regulations. Establishing and documenting procedures for the various businesses. Advising on the legal risk of existing and new business activities. Frequent and ongoing interaction with the business and other infrastructure personnel (i.e., credit, compliance, operations, treasury, tax, etc.). Participation in business risk and control committees. Development and maintenance of efficient and effective relationships with outside counsel. Managing legal costs and invoices. Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with regulatory standards and policies. Promote an environment that supports diversity, inclusion and reflects the brand.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: B.A. and J.D. degrees from top schools and demonstrated success in relevant work history. 4+ years of experience at a major law firm and/or as in-house counsel to a financial institution with specific experience in one or more of the products noted above. Knowledge of 144A/Reg S transactions, SEC registered offerings and private placements. Strong securities law background. Demonstrated competence in working with market-standard documentation for related products. Strong understanding of market practice for each product. Confidence and expertise to make timely decisions. Time management and deal prioritization skills. Good client management skills. Flexibility and eagerness to learn other investment banking products. In addition, knowledge of Securities laws and regulations impacting these businesses is required.
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