OTC Derivatives Lawyer

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 26 Sep 16

OTC Derivatives Lawyer


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.



As a member of the OTC Legal team, he/she will cover the following areas:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating documentation for OTC equity derivatives together with some fixed income (including credit) derivatives
  • Cash Equities
  • Identifying and analysing legal and regulatory issues relating to the structures of such transactions and advising the Front Office accordingly



  • Approx 4-6 years' PQE. Private practice experience or previous experience in another financial institution preferred
  • Derivatives experience essential, particularly on equity derivatives; candidates with good fixed income experience (particularly credit) will be considered
  • Commonwealth or Asian (Singaporean or Hong Kong) qualification preferred
  • Asian language skills an advantage
  • Familiarity with recent and current OTC reforms (Dodd Frank, EMIR and analogous APAC reforms) on reporting, clearing and collateralization, and infrastructure reforms is an advantage
  • Experience of corporate derivatives (private side or strategic equity derivatives) an advantage