Overview As a member of Deutsche Bank’s Legal Department in Jacksonville, Florida, you will be responsible for providing legal support to the Bank’s derivatives trading businesses. Your responsibilities will include drafting, reviewing, and negotiating trading documentation; providing legal advice to relevant stakeholders within the Bank and identifying legal and regulatory risk. Your role will involve liaising directly with the front office and other internal groups as well as the Bank’s diverse client base. Other responsibilities may include implementing regulatory changes affecting the trading of derivatives transactions.
What We Offer You:
We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
Active engagement with the local community through Deutsche Bank’s specialized employee groups
An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses
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Your Key Responsibilities:
Draft, review and negotiate trading documentation with the Bank’s clients and perform related administrative and recordkeeping tasks in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures
Review and analyze client’s syndicated credit facility agreements and related collateral documents for impact to client’s derivatives transactions with the Bank
Manage pipeline of active negotiations in coordination with other members of the legal team
Liaise with other internal departments (i.e., credit, risk, compliance, operations, treasury, tax, etc.) as necessary
Assist with updating standard forms and templates and assist with special projects, such as contract reviews
Review trading agreements for regulatory netting and collateral enforceability determinations
Your Skills and Experience:
Law degree and qualified as an attorney in New York, Florida or other US jurisdiction
Previous relevant experience working at a law firm or as in-house counsel to a financial institution, investment bank or asset management firm
Transactional experience with derivatives trading agreements strongly preferred, including ISDA master agreements (including schedules and credit support annexes), master confirmation agreements, account control agreements or non-disclosure agreements
Experience preparing or reviewing syndicated credit facility documentation would be beneficial
Substantive knowledge of the current regulatory framework impacting derivatives trading would be valuable
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Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. The bank focuses on its strengths in a Corporate Bank newly created in 2019, a leading Private Bank, a focused investment bank and in asset management. We provide banking services to companies, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.We know that everyone has a choice. A choice to be a part of our bank and our industry, or not. These choices are not something we take for granted. It’s why we’re on a journey to build a bank that stands for more. A bank that is focused on sustainable business. That has a positive economic, environmental and social impact. That creates more possibilities for all employees to grow and succeed professionally, whilst leading equally fulfilling lives outside of work.But we know that there’s still room for improvement, and more work needs to be done to advance diversity and promote inclusion across our business and the wider industry.Visit www.db.com to learn how we’re creating opportunities for all employees to grow and develop with us, in an environment where they feel welcomed, accepted and respected. And how... we are supporting our employees’ development, encouraging mobility and providing mentoring and networking opportunities so that everyone can do their best work and succeed on merit.