Legal Structurer (Derivative and Structured Products)

Legal Structurer at bulge bracket investment bank offering attractive salary and good exposure!
Your new company
The company is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Your new role

  • Assist sales and trading to draft term sheets for derivatives structured products in all forms - notes, swaps, options, financing warrants, certificates, and funds.
  • Prepare Pricing Supplement for Securitized products and review of Confirmation for OTC products.
  • Manage the system that records flow transactions and work closely with the relevant internal departments to receive approvals for each trade.
  • Advise sales and trading on legal/regulatory issues. Discuss with Legal and Compliance on new issues and organize special product approvals.
  • Work with other structuring team members on projects that develop new platforms and products, including working with external counsel on documentation, advising structuring team on legal matters, assisting senior lawyer to make progress on the projects.
  • Work with other structuring team members on custom strategy (i.e., algorithm-based index) approvals including preparing index materials, marketing materials and product term sheet and transaction document.

What you'll need to succeed
  • At least 1-year post qualification experience.
  • Familiar with cross-asset ISDA terms and conditions, including equity, commodities, funds, fx and rates.
  • Good knowledge of derivatives and structured products in terms of basic pay-off and wrappers.
  • Good understanding of notes programs including the structure of a program and the regulatory requirements relevant to a European program.
  • Capable of drafting term sheets and offer documents and discussing with sales and trading on the terms.
  • Good knowledge of legal contracts such as purchase agreements, distribution agreements, dealer agreements, confidentiality agreements; comfortable with negotiating with clients on these agreements.
  • Good knowledge of the basic legal/regulatory framework in the main Asian markets (HK, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Japan).

What you'll get in return
  • The opportunity to work in a top-tier global investment bank
  • The opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals
  • The career development opportunities with attractive salary

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
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Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Fionn Tan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +60376118600