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Consumer Lending Counsel

Company name

The M&T Bank

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 07,2018

Posted on

Mar 20,2018

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Buffalo, NY
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Consumer Lending Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice to business line on product development, operations, originations and routine servicing, including creating required customer facing agreements, documents and disclosures. Will advise clients on applicability of federal and state consumer banking laws and regulations to products and services. Advise consumer business line on legal matters relating to compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations such as the Truth in Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Bank Secrecy Act, as well as the regulations that implement those laws. Identify legal risks associated with supported business lines and products; collaborate with clients to develop plans to mitigate such risks with a view towards the risk appetite of the bank. Work cooperatively with the Compliance Department to keep current with all changes to laws and advise the business units of necessary changes in a timely manner. Assist with responses to regulatory and customer complaints. Work cooperatively with the business units and Compliance Department to facilitate the successful implementation of new products and services. Cross-functional collaboration with other departments within the Bank, including the Compliance Department, risk, oversight, and audit. Research and analyze laws, rules and other legal developments, and describe how those matters affect products and services offered by the Bank. Must have JD Degree. Should have 4+ years of previous experience as a consumer attorney. Must have New York State or applicable state bar admission. Should have thorough knowledge of personal computers and related departmental software programs. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with a variety of personnel.

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Hiring Coordinator
The M&T Bank
1 MT Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14203

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