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Corporate Securities and Capital Markets Attorney / Finance General Attorney in New York City NY

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Date Last Verified

Jul 20,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Finance >> Finance - General
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Counsel 4 - AML, Sanctions and Anti-Corruption
The candidate will provide legal advice and support to businesses, control functions, and to management in connection with issues related to: Anti-money laundering (“AML”) laws, regulations, and practice; Economic and trade sanctions (“Sanctions”) laws, regulations, and practice; and Anti-bribery and corruption (“ABC”) laws, regulations, and practice, including, the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and the UK Bribery Act 2010. Should have prior experience in advising global financial institutions on Sanctions, AML and ABC in the U.S. and, preferably, also in EMEA, APAC and/or LatAm; and will advise businesses on such laws and regulations and how they impact the full range of business, products and financial services conducted or offered. Will possess expertise and prior experience in the application of these laws to the securities industry. Should have knowledge and experience in all of the jurisdictions firm operates, should nevertheless have relevant experience of some of those jurisdictions and strong understanding and experience with the type of business, products and transactions that conducts. Will coordinate with internal and/or external counsel, and with **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s internal Sanctions, AML, and ABC legal and risk colleagues, to advise on business, product, and transactional matters. Provide legal support to internal counsel, business colleagues, and Financial Crimes Risk Management across all products and business lines in reviewing compliance programs and policies to ensure compliance with Sanctions, AML, and ABC laws and regulations and corporate policies. Review and negotiate business agreements / transaction documents to ensure that they contain adequate and appropriate AML, Sanctions, and ABC representations. Advise and support business, compliance, and risk leaders at all levels in governance, oversight, policy development, and implementation. Assist with regulatory exams and internal audits.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have strong knowledge of laws, regulations, and government, regulatory and industry standards and guidelines related to AML, ABC and Sanctions; knowledge of U.S. Sanctions, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”); strong ability to identify and resolve issues in these areas in collaboration with other legal, risk, and compliance subject-matter experts. Solid experience advising and counseling various levels of management. Strong ability to analyze legislation and rulemaking and guide businesses in operational and practical impact and implications; represent where appropriate and beneficial in industry trade groups. Accustomed to working with global business, operations, and risk management teams in a multinational corporate environment across diverse time zones. Should be proficient with advising risk managers and compliance managers in the above areas and supporting them in the development of practical processes that control risk and ensure compliance. Should be innovative and effective in providing stimulating, informative, and motivational education and training to managers and non-managers at all levels of the organization. Should have effective and efficient in gathering information in a fast-paced business environment, understanding business needs and goals, and working toward appropriate, practical, and timely legal solutions. Should have 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney; or 6+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following areas: risk, compliance, contracts, government/regulatory, financial services, or technology. Should have Active State Bar membership. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries. Should preferably have 5+ years of legal experience working in a global financial services corporate law department or law firm.
Close Date: 07/25/2019

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