Senior Legal Counsel- Equity Derivatives Tier 1 Global Investment Bank

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 29520

Senior Legal Counsel- Equity Derivatives Tier 1 Global Investment Bank

The Role : Senior Equity Derivatives Legal Counsel in a specialised team covering UK & EMEA

  • Providing legal support for flow, structured and exotic equity derivative products including: options, delta one swaps, variance, dispersion and correlation swaps, corporate equity derivative and forward transactions
  • Supporting the investible index businesses.
  • Undertaking legal analysis & development of new products and strategies including advising on regulatory implications
  • Creation and maintenance of product templates, guidelines and procedures
  • Involvement in review of ongoing regulatory development impacting relevant products and services, including EU Benchmark Regulation, developing ESG requirements, MiFID II and UMR rules
  • Liaising with external counsel in various jurisdictions to obtain quality advice in relation to business issues, developments and regulatory compliance matters
  • Working closely with the business, equivalent internal legal coverage in other regions and other key stakeholders (Compliance, Tax, Risk, Credit)
  • Engagement with industry forums and discussions, public events and external seminars in relation to developments involving the products
  • City based with Flexible working

Candidate Profile

  • Qualified Legal Counsel
  • Strong Equity Derivatives experience : flow & structured products
  • In -house Banking or Private Practice experience

Location: London

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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