APAC Markets Equities Lawyer
Credit Suisse
Hong Kong, China

Your field of responsibility

Your responsibilities include :

  • Negotiating OTC, listed derivatives and other trading agreements (e.g., entity specific terms and conditions, electronic trading agreements, commission sharing agreements, clearing agreements, ISDA documentation, prime brokerage terms, custody agreements, stock borrowing and lending agreements and repurchase agreements) and advising on all transactional and regulatory issues relevant to such agreements
  • Providing day-to-day legal advisory support to the Equity trading and sales desks on legal and regulatory issues in respect of equity transactions and related services across the Asia Pacific region, including advising on new regulations which may impact such activities
  • Assisting with the Bank’s advocacy and representation in key industry working groups (e.g., ISDA, ASIFMA)
  • Contributing legal input to business-led projects
  • Drafting tailored legal documentation, where required
  • Analyzing and reviewing jurisdictional requirements and regulatory changes
  • Working closely with Compliance and other internal partners in relation to market / regulatory developments and client contracts
  • Liaising with external counsel
  • Your future colleagues

    As a member of this team, you will have a unique opportunity to explore and understand the depth and breadth of the entire APAC Equities business, including Cash Equities, Securities Research and Prime Services.

    While the ideal candidate will already have experience providing legal and regulatory advice in each of those areas, this collaborative team has an established track record of providing support and training for team members to succeed.

    We are 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 cultural values.

    Remote Working?Yes

    This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week.

    Your skills and experience

    To excel in this role, you should possess :

  • 4-7 years post-qualification experience, including experience in a reputable law firm
  • Equity derivatives expertise and experience would be advantageous (including a background in Hong Kong securities and derivatives laws and regulations)
  • Outstanding drafting and communication skills
  • Proven ability to identify, assess and summarize legal, regulatory, commercial and operational risks
  • Proven team-player who is also able to work independently in a fast-paced environment that requires personnel to balance multiple transactions and projects simultaneously
  • Result oriented, dedicated, hardworking who can work on own initiative and can deliver on time under pressure with a high level of integrity and flexibility, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse-perspectives
  • Your new employer

    Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

    We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

    Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

    We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible.

    Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law.

    If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.


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