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Legal - Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Investment Bank, US Equities- VP

Req #: 170073059
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.
 
The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas.  This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.

If you're interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles, explore the opportunities at JPMorgan Chase. 
 
There is a current vacancy for an Equity Derivatives Attorney within the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) Legal Department.
 
The position will entail drafting ISDA based Confirmations and Mater Confirmations for complex OTC equity derivatives transactions, supporting the documentation group and advising sales and trading, with respect to rules and regulations that affect OTC equity derivatives transactions. Products include swaps, forwards, stock hedging and monetization transactions, collars, options. Strong experience and familiarity with the ISDA 2002 Equity Derivatives Definitions, ISDA Master Agreement is required. Knowledge of the '33 Act & '34 Act, 2011 Equity Definitions, clearing. Dodd-Frank, bankruptcy and collateral issues, bank regulatory issues (Reg K, Reg W), stock borrow and lending, high net worth clients, and hedge funds is a plus.
  • Law Degree/Juris Doctorate and licensed to practice in New York - required
  • At least 5+ years equity derivatives experience with a major law firm or financial firm
  • Ability to develop and maintain internal and external client relationships-required
  • Experience preparing legal documentation-required
  • Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction
 
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