Role Description : The APAC Markets Legal team is seeking a legal professional to support the APAC Markets business, with a primary focus on structured financial products in the form of notes, warrants and certificates linked to multiple asset classes (for example, shares, equity indices, ETFs, mutual funds, local currency bonds, consumer price or other inflation indices, interest rates or constant maturity swap rates or any other rates including any combination thereof).
The role requires the legal professional to work in a dynamic team environment to primarily provide day-to-day transactional support for the issuance of listed and unlisted structured products under the various global and APAC structured note, listed warrants and repackaging programmes, including drafting and negotiating term sheets, pricing supplements and programme level documentation including but not limited to our distribution businesses in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand as well as upcoming new markets in the region.
The successful candidate will also be required to work on new business initiatives (including development of new programmes and automation of programme documents) and advise on regulatory issues and developments impacting the third party distribution business across APAC.
This role also requires the lawyer to be able to proactively spot issues related to the business and particular transactions, provide commercially pragmatic advice to the business and work well both within the Markets & Regulatory Legal team and with other functions such as Compliance, Operations, Risk and Tax.
Attorneys must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing or otherwise eligible to practice law in the jurisdiction in which the position is based.