Fixed Income Derivatives Lawyer

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse Asia
  • 25 Sep 16

Fixed Income Derivatives Lawyer

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We Offer...
The role is a regional DIR-VP legal position within General Counsel APAC Global Markets Fixed Income Derivatives to provide Fixed Income Derivatives legal support for the APAC division, including broadly the following areas: asset finance / asset liability hedging, work-outs and restructuring, portfolio finance, exotics, structured products, structured credit, ABS/CLO/SPV, and APAC FID emerging market derivatives.

The lawyer's responsibilities will include:

  • Advise on the full spectrum of APAC FID businesses (including OTC and cash businesses), which includes reviewing and drafting term-sheets for structured notes, OTC derivatives (FX, currency options, CDS, IRS, bond options, etc.), long-forms confirmations and pricing supplements, and manage structured transactions (including a focus on suitability, reputational risk, cross-border, regulatory requirements, risk disclosure, etc.)
  • Engage with and manage external counsel (including review of legal documentation and opinions, etc.)
  • Provide legal transaction management support to the MTN/third party issuance desk with respect to third party issued medium term notes (MTNs)
  • Advise on internal policies and training in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders
  • Act as legal adviser on certain regional and global committees and actively participate in regional and global working groups for matters relevant to the FID business in the APAC division
  • Draft and review sales and trading documentation and advise on Industry trading/collateral documentation and regulatory reforms including participation in relevant industry groups (i.e., ISDA, etc.)

You Offer...
  • A qualified lawyer with a minimum of 6-10 years of relevant experience
  • Strong interest in financial markets / services essential
  • Experience in dealing with Industry OTC documentation (i.e., ISDA, GMRA, etc.,) and related collateral, clearing and netting arrangements
  • Experience in relation to fixed income and OTC derivatives structured products, including restructuring, work-outs and close-outs
  • Relevant in-house or equivalent law firm experience
  • Financial regulatory experience in APAC desirable

EEO Statement
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