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Legal Counsel - Environmental & Commodity Markets

Company: Swiss Re
Location: New York
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Job Description:




Legal Counsel - Environmental & Commodity Markets

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk ' from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The Swiss Re Group is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group's overall mission.

Swiss Re is looking for an experienced, qualified attorney for its Capital Markets Legal Team. We are looking for someone who is keen to provided legal support to the Environmental & Commodity Markets (ECM) Team and act as a dedicated team player supporting innovative capital markets products.

As a member of the New York City based part of the Capital Markets Legal team, you'll be lead legal support for the ECM business team in the Americas.



The opportunity:


  • Provide services to ECM, but may assist on Capital Markets projects throughout Swiss Re.
  • Draft and negotiate weather, energy and agricultural commodity derivative contracts, joint venture and non-disclosure agreements, as well as advise on regulatory aspects of the business and on corporate governance matters.
  • Assist in building the infrastructure as the business enters new markets in South and Central America.
  • Coordinating among the ECM business team, legal & compliance, risk management and other corporate functions is essential.
  • You may be assigned other Capital Markets projects related to asset management, insurance-linked securities and other finance arrangements, which will expand your exposure even further.


    About You:


    • Qualified to practice law in NY or another state
    • Experience in weather, energy and/or agricultural commodity derivatives.
    • Possess the confidence to act independently and to lead the legal support of a trading desk.
    • Strong knowledge of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, Commodity Exchange Act regulations and legal developments impacting capital markets.
    • You possess team spirt, are client-focused and have a passion to perform.


















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