Bank Regulatory Legal Counsel

New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD225,000 per year
  • NY Branch of International Bank seeks bank regulatory attorney
  • Hybrid role 3 days in office, 2 days WFH

About Our Client

US Branch of international commercial bank.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the General Counsel, the Bank Regulatory Counsel will serve as a key member of a small legal team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Advise management on all legal regulatory matters affecting bank activities, investments and transactions
  • Provide legal advice to all internal business units and teams, including Corporate Compliance, AML, OFAC and KYC, Finance, Operations on the application of laws and regulations
  • Stay abreast of U.S. and international laws and regulations affecting the existing and new products offered by the bank
  • Prepare and distribute monthly regulatory updates to management, front office and other staff; present key regulatory updates and developments in compliance committee meetings
  • Assign, monitor and provide guidance to outside counsel handling regulatory or other related matters
  • Draft and advise on policies, processes, systems, and internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirement
  • Actively participate in other projects as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 5-8 years of experience working at a law firm, in-house at financial services institution, and/or regulatory agency
  • Relevant experience in dealing with a broad range of regulatory issues in the banking industry, preferably foreign banking organizations
  • Experience in counseling/advising business teams
  • Fluency in Mandarin is preferred

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid schedule
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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