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Junior Associate Director and Counsel

Company name

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

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Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Jersey City, NJ, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
Finance >> Finance - Banking
Finance >> Finance - General
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Junior Associate Director and Counsel
The candidate will provide US legal advice and transactional support, primarily to the Central Funding Group but also to other businesses in the U.S. Capital Markets platform. Will monitor applicable US financial industry rules and regulations, assess the impact of these rules and regulations on business units and, pro-actively manage related risk. Be U.S. regulatory and legal advisor to the firm’s Capital Markets businesses across product lines, with a primary focus on the Central Funding Group. Alert business and functional partners of applicable regulatory developments and issues. Provide advice and support to business partners on a broad range of areas including new products, sales and trading and transactional support as may be required. Collaborate with Compliance and other internal stakeholders in support of internal projects. Participate in industry organizations and groups, primarily SIFMA and the Institute of International Bankers.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a JD degree from a top U.S. law school. Must be a Member in good standing of a U.S. State Bar Association. Should have 3+ years of regulatory legal experience, at top law firm and/or legal department of an investment bank. Familiarity with ’33 and ’34 Act, Dodd-Frank Act (e.g., swaps and the Volcker Rule), Regulation T, FINRA rules and regulations needed. Strong sensitivity of a highly regulated industry and the complexity of decision-making in a highly regulated environment operating across legal regimes essential.

Deadline: August 30, 2019.

Additional info

Req ID: 189826.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
30 Hudson Street
30th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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