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Finance - Banking Attorney / Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Counsel 3 - Bank Regulatory Team
Duties: Provide expert legal and technical advice regarding U.S. corporate-level bank and bank holding company laws and associated regulations and guidance. These include, for example, Federal Reserve Regulations K, O, W, Y and YY; National Bank Act powers and related OCC regulations; regulatory capital, leverage and liquidity rules; regulations covering the activities of designated systemically important banks; bank branching and other office establishment issues; and federal National Bank Act preemption.
Will (i) review proposed equity investments and evaluate related regulatory authorities for the investment and Bank Holding Company Act control and affiliate status determinations; (ii) assist in reviewing and evaluating corporate acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations for regulatory considerations; advise on regulatory and supervisory considerations and requirements with respect to transactions and the development of new or expanded products and services;(iii) advise on the development or application of policies, procedures and training with respect to regulatory compliance requirements; (iv) assist in the preparation of regulatory applications or notices or comment letters on proposed regulatory changes; and (v) support the work of more senior counsel within the Section with respect to the foregoing and the work of the Section generally.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active State Bar membership. 5+ years of experience as a practicing Attorney.
Desired Qualifications: Ability to analyze legal and regulatory issues in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters. Extensive experience conducting research and providing counsel and guidance regarding complex legal issues. Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work while handling multiple matters. Ability to work effectively in a complex environment with a high degree of collaboration. Effective in building partnerships, functioning well with project teams, and working for the success of the team.
Other Desired Qualifications: Substantial experience in providing the type of advice, counsel and client advocacy described above to regulated financial institutions and their most senior business, risk and compliance executives. Prior corporate transactional or regulatory experience at a large law firm or financial institution or experience at a bank regulatory agency is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong collaborative working style. Effective in building partnerships, functioning well with project teams, and working for the success of the team.
Close Date: 03/15/2021

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