Provide legal support for various derivatives businesses with a principle focus on derivatives sales, trading and structuring.
Coverage of a diverse product range, including (i) credit derivatives, (ii) total return swaps, (iii) repurchase transactions, (iv) deal contingent FX forwards, (v) longevity products and (vi) loan related transactions.
The role involves structuring, drafting and negotiation of legal documentation for structured transactions and advising on legal, regulatory and reputational issues arising from the structuring, execution, amendment, novation and termination of fixed income derivative transactions.
Coordinating assessment, explanation, application and implementation of regulatory and industry developments relating to covered businesses, including LIBOR replacement, margin on uncleared swaps, mandatory clearing, swap execution facility rule amendments, securities based swap regulatory regime, etc.
A department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.
Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.
Juris Doctorate and member of the Bar of the State of New York
5-10 years of relevant experience as an attorney including 2-3 years of financial services legal experience in law firm
Experience with cleared and OTC fixed income derivatives and US and European regulations related thereto, including but not limited to Dodd-Frank and EMIR
Strong working knowledge of ISDA Master Agreements and credit support documentation with experience drafting bespoke confirmation documentation
Structured finance experience
Knowledge of emerging markets
Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.