• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 17 Aug 18

Vice President, Legal Advisory Americas # 114693

We Offer
The Contract Risk Advisory group within our Global Markets General Counsel division is seeking a Negotiator and Advisory Attorney in the Investment Bank's New York office.

Job Summary:

To serve as negotiator and legal advisor to the Legal Agreements Advisory team which generally supports the Firm's derivatives and securities financing businesses.

The role involves:

The role involves (i) negotiating master trading agreements such as the ISDA Master Agreement, Master Repurchase Agreement, Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreement and Master Securities Loan Agreement, (ii) advising on legal and regulatory issues arising throughout the life of client trading relationships; (iii) collaborating with colleagues throughout the General Counsel division ("GC") and other partners to provide solutions to complex issues; (iv) obtaining, reviewing and summarizing external legal advice, as needed, in order to resolve issues, develop and share "know-how", and prepare templates and precedents language; and (v) assisting in the development and refinement of negotiation standards.

You will maintain awareness and understanding of industry trends, documentation, legal and regulatory developments across coverage businesses in order to share knowledge with colleagues and partners in the Firm.

In this role, you will also perform other responsibilities and projects as assigned by GC management.

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

You Offer

  • Excellent client service and internal coordination skills.
  • You demonstrate strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • You demonstrate extraordinary interpersonal skills.
  • You thrive in an independent work environment.
  • Ability to collaborate closely with partners from different disciplines, GC colleagues, and within a team.
  • You have a minimum of 10 years experience negotiating and advising on ISDA, ICMA, and SIFMA agreements. In addition, you will have a background in credit, security, account control, and triparty account control agreements.
  • You are skilled at analyzing and evaluating external counsel legal opinions, advice, and research.
  • Knowledge of insolvency law and secured transactions law is desirable.
  • You are adept at addressing legal issues involving sovereigns and public entities is a plus.
  • You have a J.D. degree
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