Managing Counsel- Fixed Income & Equities (Institutional Sales and Trading)

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  • Published date: May 25, 2023
    • New York, United States

Managing Counsel- Fixed Income & Equities (Institutional Sales and Trading)
New York, NY, United States

ID: 22728

Job Description
Markets Legal is currently looking for an experienced attorney to support the Fixed Income and Equities institutional sales and trading businesses. A successful candidate will work closely with senior business managers involved in an array of businesses including institutional trading of equity and fixed income securities, ETFs, equity and debt capital markets, municipal securities offerings, and outsourced trading.

The position involves the following key responsibilities:

• Providing advice and assistance to business, Risk and Compliance partners concerning legal, regulatory and reputational issues arising from the FI/EQ businesses;

• Advising on new markets, new product and service development, and strategic business initiatives;

• Working closely with business managers and BNY Mellon control functions (Compliance, Credit, Risk, Legal) to ensure understanding of the bank's regulatory and contractual obligations;

• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal contracts and other documents;

• Monitoring, interpreting and advising on proposed regulations and their application to the business;

• Overseeing and managing the retention of outside counsel on business initiatives and other matters; and

• Maintaining an understanding of global regulatory issues impacting the business through engagement with APAC and EMEA colleagues

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Law degree (J.D.) and licensed to practice law in New York
Minimum 8 years of experience at a law firm and/or large financial institution covering fixed income and/or equity sales and trading activities
Experience with industry standard trading agreements
Knowledge of current regulatory issues impacting institutional sales and trading and capital markets businesses.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Problem solving orientation and an ability to identify practical solutions
Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines
The ability to be a proactive, dynamic member of the BNY Mellon Legal Department
Client-orientation and a willingness to cultivate good working relationships with business and other colleagues; and
Experience in appropriately balancing commercial flexibility and legal risk management

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