Bank Regulatory Legal Counsel

New York Permanent $200,000 - $225,000 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

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

Legal Subsector
Financial Services
New York
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