Legal Support

New York, NY

Posted: 06/29/2020 Industry: FIN Consulting Job Number: 13608663

Job Description

Consultant position within Brokerage's Institutional Equity Division (IED) for a trading agreement negotiator, responsible for handling all relationship level trading agreements, including, but not limited to equity derivatives, prime brokerage, stock loan, confidentiality, listed derivatives and OTC clearing agreements. The team consists of 10 attorneys and sits within IED's global Risk Management team. As the group sits within risk management, it is tasked with analyzing and making risk-based decisions on client negotiation requests. The team is responsible for negotiating, drafting and executing all necessary agreements with clients and their counsel in advance of trading. Previous experience with regards to listed derivatives and OTC cleared products a plus.

Job Responsibilities
Negotiate full suite of trading agreements including, but not limited to, Futures Agreements, OTC Clearing Agreements, ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Annexes, prime brokerage agreements, listed derivative trading agreements, tri-party control agreements, master confirm agreements, confidentiality agreements, electronic trading agreements and other trading-related agreements.
Liaise with IED Sales and Trading desks, as well as members of Firm's Legal, Risk, Credit and Onboarding teams.
Client base includes hedge funds, mutual funds, pensions, insurance companies, banks, corporates and money managers.

Qualifications
Strong verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to meet timing deadlines on multiple projects.
Contract drafting experience.
Ability and initiative to proactively communicate with senior business unit members.
Comfortable working in open trading floor environment.
2-5 years' experience negotiating trading agreements at broker/dealer, buy-side firm and/or law firm.
J.D. Required.

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Robyn Banks

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