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APAC Markets & Securities Services Legal - Senior Counsel - Vice President

Job Req ID 22583112 Location(s) Singapore, Singapore Job Category Legal
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Brief Description of Organization


Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management.

Markets and Securities Services (M&SS) Legal support all of Citi's global M&SS businesses as a single, unified department. Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai serve as hubs for various legal M&SS teams in APAC. The team provides legal advisory and documentation support for fixed income, currency, rates, derivatives, commodities, futures & clearing, prime finance, equities sales and trading businesses, credit and loan trading, structured products and solutions businesses.

Job Description


As a member of the Rates and Currencies and Global Spread Products Legal team based in Singapore, the individual is to assist with legal coverage of rates, currencies, credit and loans trading, corporate real estate and asset financing / securitisation transactions and structured loans and products.


The person will report directly the head of legal coverage for Rates & Currencies and be expected to cover all the requirements of the Singapore-based team (including providing advice on legal and regulatory matters, litigation management and regulatory/policy interpretation). Day-to-day functions will involve business development, transactional and advisory work, documentation and participation in industry-based initiatives.Specific areas:

·large episodic trades providing a mix of assistance to the businesses around product structuring; multi-jurisdiction regulatory requirements and client document negotiation;

·managing and prioritising key jurisdictions for the business, including India;

·managing and prioritising key clients with multiple Citi touch points;

·crypto-currency and digital-related matters;

·bank programs and structures incorporating environmental sustainability elements;

·product development and structures addressing capital adequacy and risk-weighted asset requirements;

·actively fulfilling the One-Citi ethos by identifying and overcoming boundaries and working collaboratively with other Citi members.

Requirements:

·4 to 8 years of relevant work experience

·Relevant experience in a law firm or financial institution

·Rates, Currencies and Credit Derivatives and financial regulatory experience (in particular, familiarity with Singapore and/or Hong Kong and/or India regulatory requirements) would be an advantage

·Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

·Ability to engage with and manage senior business management representatives

·A strong team player who is confident, possesses initiative and the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure

·An eye for broader franchise issues and the ability to assess issues and their risk against the wider regulatory and compliance framework that Citi operates within

·Ability to work independently and interact with people of all levels and across regions

Education Level: LLB or JD


Grade: C13 (VP)

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Job Family Group:

Legal

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Job Family:

General Legal

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Time Type:

Full time

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