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Derivatives Attorney (Remote)

Company: The Execu - Search Group
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

A financial services organization in New York City is currently seeking an experienced Attorney to join their Legal Department in a Remote position as their new -Derivatives Attorney. In this role, the Derivatives Attorney (Remote) will be responsible for advising the organization -and its subsidiaries on all derivatives matters.
Responsibilities
The -Derivatives Attorney (Remote) -will: Work closely with business units on structuring and negotiating new transactions and products and establish strong relationship to ensure client satisfaction.
Advise the bank and its subsidiaries on derivatives matters, including CFTC/NFA registered swap dealer.
Advise on derivatives regulatory matters, including analysis, implementation, and advocacy concerning CFTC, NFA, and SEC regulations.
Advise on LIBOR transition matters, including industry group initiatives.
Advise on derivatives transactional matters and support swap dealer transaction management unit on ISDA and other derivatives documentation
Review, draft, and negotiate derivatives, repo, and securities lending documentation, including ISDA Master Agreements, MRAs/GMRAs, MSLAs/GMSLAs and FX documentation
Review, draft, and negotiate non-standard confirmations and advise on new products
Advise the Compliance Departments on derivatives matters, including in relation to internal and external audits
Support swap dealer netting program, including reviewing industry and bespoke netting opinions and issuing netting enforceability memos
Collaborate and coordinate within the Derivatives team and across the Legal Department, including serving as a derivatives subject matter expert
Perform other duties, as needed
Qualifications:
5+ years of experience in a Law firm and/or Banking setting
Bachelor's Degree
Juris Doctorate
Admission to the NYS Bar
Expertise in Derivatives.
Strong familiarity with CFTC/SEC Swap Dealer regulation and U.S. Derivatives laws and regulations
Expertise in Derivatives documentation
Proven skills in Legal and Regulatory Risk Management
Computer savvy
Solid analytical and research skills
Great interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong attention to detail
Highly organized

Keywords: The Execu - Search Group, New York , Derivatives Attorney (Remote), Legal , New York, New York

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