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Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud

New York City NY Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud The candidate will join a team of attorneys with an interesting and diverse technology law practice focusing on various transactions involving: cloud computing, proprietary and open source software licensing, software hosting, professional consulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, hardware sales, distribution arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. May perform litigation on company's behalf or coordinate litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Respond to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Work closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrate deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry).

The candidate should preferably have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background. Should also have a J.D. degree from a top law school. Must have 5-7 years of relevant legal experience. Significant commercial negotiating and contract drafting experience is required. Proven ability to lead a variety of tasks, evaluate alternatives quickly, and provide top quality legal assistance and support to executive-level clients is required. Experience with commercial transactions involving Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, social media technology is highly preferred. Admission to practice law in the US is essential.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2018-05-21

Attorney, Legal Services - General Litigation

New York City NY Attorney, Legal Services - General Litigation The candidate performs litigation activities and other assigned matters involving the Company. Conducts research and prepares legal memoranda for other attorneys. Develops the facts through the interview of Company personnel and third parties, through document review, and through other fact-finding techniques, utilizing Company investigators and paralegals where appropriate. Drafts pleadings, motions, and discovery demands/responses. Participates in all stages of discovery, including to identifying, gathering and analyzing documents, conducting depositions, conducting site inspections. Prepares and argues motions. Appears and represents the Company at court conferences. Assists in providing general legal advice to client organizations. Represents the Company at hearings and trials in cases involving greater complexity and exposure, as appropriate. Provides any other legal service related to Company operations. Manages a caseload of cases involving greater complexity and exposure brought on behalf of or against the Company. Perform other related tasks and assignments as required. Juris Doctorate degree from recognized Law School is essential. Must be admitted to the New York Bar. Must have 6+ years of relevant legal experience. Deadline: June 15, 2018 Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-19

Multiple Senior Staff Attorney and Senior Attorney- Commercial Litigation

New York City NY Multiple Senior Staff Attorney and Senior Attorney- Commercial Litigation The candidate will represent the Company in state and federal court proceedings and administrative proceedings involving commercial matters. Will analyze complex matters and provide thoughtful, practical and creative solutions. Highly-motivated, self starter who can produce results under time constraints. Deposition and trial experience. Research and write high-quality legal memos, court briefs, and other pleadings using a plain-English, high-impact style. Draft settlement agreements. Perform administrative matters in connection with the operation of the Law Department. Provide any other commercial legal services related to Company operations. Perform other related tasks and assignments.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate J.D. Degree from a recognized Law school. Must be admitted to practice law in New York Required And Candidate for the Senior Attorney role must have 7 years legal experience with a focus on commercial litigation matters. Required Or Candidates for the Senior Staff Attorney role need at least 5 years of the above mentioned experience. Deposition and trial experience is required. Must possess excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communications and negotiation skills. Organizational leadership or management experience is required.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-19

Legal Counsel, Employment

New York City NY Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will investigate and defend employment-related administrative claims. Will educate HR professionals to mitigate risk on key HR responsibilities, including employee relations, employee investigations, compliance with employment laws and regulations, and restructuring. Advise HR with respect to the creation and operation of best in class programs and policies. Assist with developing policies to ensure compliance with various legal and business requirements. Provide counsel on employee-related service agreements with outside vendors. Support training for Company employees regarding employment law matters. Provide other legal assistance as needed to the EVP, General Counsel and the VP, Associate General Counsel, Employment & Litigation on employment law and other matters.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and 4 years of experience in the practice of employment law, including significant experience defending administrative claims and litigation and a strong track record of counseling corporate clients required. Corporate in-house experience and traditional labor law experience preferred. Should have Admission in good standing to a state Bar, with a preference for admission in New York, New Jersey or California.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-18

Real Estate Counsel

New York City NY Real Estate Counsel The candidate will negotiate, draft and structure lease and occupancy agreements for firm projects across a large domestic and international portfolio. Provide day-to-day counseling to internal business teams on complex real estate, development, risk management and dispute resolution issues. Manage outside counsel in the drafting and negotiation of lease agreements and other development documents. Identify opportunities for internal process improvements and implement them. Resolve disputes that arise during the development of a project. Must have 4-6 years previous Real Estate experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house (a combination of both is preferred). Should have JD degree and Member State Bar (NY or CA preferred). Leasing and other broad transactional experience is desired. Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk is required. Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2018-05-17

Contract Attorney - Commercial Real Estate

Rochester NY Contract Attorney - Commercial Real Estate The candidate will draft and edit content for the product. Will draft and edit annotated commercial real estate form agreements. Draft and edit practical guidance articles written on commercial real estate topics. Draft checklists or other needed content on commercial real estate topics Law degree from an accredited law school is essential. Member, in good standing, of New York State Bar is essential. Must have 8+ years of experience as a transactional real estate attorney. Substantive experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial real estate documents for purchase and sales, hotel transactions, sale-leasebacks, commercial leasing, financing and mechanic s liens is essential. Excellent editing, legal research, analysis and writing skill is essential. Must have 5+ years of law firm experience to draft practical guidance and annotated forms for an online legal product for transactional attorneys. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-17

Senior Legal Counsel - Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Buffalo NY Senior Legal Counsel - Retail Banking and Wealth Management The candidate will provide counsel and legal support on a variety of legal matters, including matters pertaining to the law of Bank Deposits and Collections, Advertising and Operations that may be complex or may have some material impact to the RBWM business and marketing teams. Advise the RBWM business and marketing teams by ensuring that commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice is provided in a cost-effective manner. Provide support and guidance to the RBWM business and marketing teams with regard to legal risks arising in jobholder's area of expertise. Provide prompt, commercial, practical and sometimes complex and/or specialized legal advice to the RBWM business and marketing teams. Be pro-active in the provision of legal support and in advising the RBWM business and marketing teams promptly of material legal developments and their implications. Ensure the Head of the RBWM Payments, Deposits and Bank Operations Legal Team and senior legal management are fully briefed on major issues arising in the relevant business area and major legislative changes in area of expertise. Support and assist the Head of the RBWM Payments, Deposits & Bank Operations Legal Team in managing legal risk across the lines of the RBWM business and marketing teams and support functions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Maintain and develop positive and professional working relationships with all members of the Legal Team in managing legal risk across the lines of business in accordance with established policies and procedures. Participate effectively as part of the RBWM Payments, Deposits and Bank Operations Legal Team. Share legal knowledge and best practices with legal colleagues. Manage internal support staff as appropriate. Provide legal services in a cost-effective manner. Co-ordinate and manage the approach to legal risk for the RBWM business and marketing teams. Ensure that the interests of the Group are adequately protected. Assist the RBWM business and marketing teams to remain compliant with legal risk management requirements set out in the Group Standards Manual and Legal FIM. Maintain awareness of the operational risk scenario associated with the role and to ensure that all actions during employment with take account of the likelihood of operational risk occurring. Support the General Counsel of RBWM in providing overall leadership over all regulatory and compliance matters and the management of operational risk for the department or RBWM business and marketing teams. Must have 8+ years of proven and progressive corporate legal experience, or equivalent. Should preferably have JD degree as well as admission to applicable state Bar and pertinent levels of courts in applicable states. Application deadline: 22-May-2018. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-17

Corporate Counsel - Retail and Regulatory Litigation

New York City NY Corporate Counsel - Retail and Regulatory Litigation The candidate will be responsible for handling a broad range of litigation, pre-litigation and regulatory matters relating to insurance and annuity products. Will responsible for advising internal clients with respect to risks presented by managing and resolving those risks, and identifying actual and threatened litigation by private claimants and regulators opportunities and to improve processes and business practices which will mitigate risk and better protect the Company. Duties include identifying, explaining and advising potential issues and risks to business partners, meeting e-discovery obligations (including managing legal holds and document collections), research and writing, managing outside counsel, developing and executing strategy, budgeting and reviewing outside counsel invoices, and developing and presenting related training, negotiating settlements, preparing witnesses for interviews, depositions, arbitrations and trial, and establishing legal reserves.

The candidate must have JD degree from accredited law school and admission to New York and federal Bar. Should have 4+ years of experience reflecting a record of accomplishment. Excellent academic credentials is required. Excellent analytical and organizational skills is needed. Superior oral and written communications skills is must. Ediscovery experience is essential.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-17

Counsel - Securities Finance

New York City NY Counsel - Securities Finance The candidate will provide legal and regulatory support and advice to the Securities Finance business, and primarily to the cleared repo desk; Advise on various CCP clearing rules and membership matters, and engage with CCPs with respect to new rules and arrangements impacting the business; Negotiate BNY Mellon s standard form clearing client agreements, repo agreements, custody agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc; Identify and explain relevant legal issues and risks to the Securities Finance business; Work closely with Compliance, Credit and Risk partners and other internal lawyers in providing guidance on issues related to legal and contractual matters, operational risks and regulatory matters; Draft tailored legal documentation and standard form agreements for the Securities Finance business; Review and approve legal opinions (e.g. jurisdictional, enforceability, insolvency-related, netting opinions, etc), marketing and communication materials; Manage outside counsel engaged to assist the business; Monitor and advise on relevant legal and regulatory developments; Participate in industry advocacy as part of relevant industry groups, such as SIFMA and ISDA. Must have 7+ years of securities finance, clearing and/or derivatives law experience. Should have knowledge of the current regulatory issues impacting the securities finance industry, including understanding of Basel III rules, ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol, etc. Familiarity with industry documentation, such as MRAs, MSLAs, ISDAs required. Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree usually required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local country or jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions, may not require licensure or certification for placement in the role; in others, licensure/certification is required. 3-7 years minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience within the financial services industry or experience in assigned practice area (e.g., securities, employment, etc.) with an outside law firm is preferred. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-17

Vendor Contracts Counsel

Buffalo NY Vendor Contracts Counsel The candidate will join the Legal Department s vendor contracts group to support firm's Corporation and its affiliates ( firm's ) with respect to enterprise-wide vendor, supply and third party contracts, often involving technology and software services. Will be an attorney with experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation. Responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating vendor contracts, as well as advising on applicable laws and regulations relating to bank vendor relationships. In performing this role, responsible for ensuring that firm's objectives are met, associated risks are identified and managed and applicable laws, regulations, rules, guidance, industry standards and internal firm's policies and procedures are complied with. Also will work in consultation with other subject matter attorneys in the Legal Department and business partners throughout firm's. Providing legal support to firm's s Third Party Risk Management group ( TPRM Group ). Advising on vendor arrangements by firm's, often involving technology, services, consulting, outsourcing, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating firm's vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems, software and intellectual property licenses, data and information licenses, application service provider and software-as-a-service agreements, (cloud) consulting, professional services and other services agreements, supply agreements and sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with firm's business units, subject matter experts, Compliance, Risk and the TPRM Group to resolve issues. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing and maintaining standard template forms of vendor contracts and boilerplate provisions for firm's. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, and advising on contractual implications to an engagement. Supporting the TPRM Group s efforts to improve firm's utilization of vendors and suppliers. Providing feedback on process architecture, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiation and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be Licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of relevant experience with contract review and negotiation. Must have experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations. Ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment; experience in leading and facilitating change is required. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly (influencing without direct authority) is required. Must have demonstrated experience reviewing technology contracts in a corporate commercial contracts administration environment, including knowledge of industry concepts, terminology, clauses, and standard procedures.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-05-16
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Senior Attorney - Commercial Litigation
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Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud
Refer job# ZGYX139148
 
Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud The candidate will join a team of attorneys with an interesting and diverse technology law practice focusing on various transactions involving: cloud computing, proprietary and open source software licensing, software hosting, professional consulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, hardware sales, distribution arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. May perform litigation on company's behalf or coordinate litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Respond to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Work closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrate deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry).

The candidate should preferably have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background. Should also have a J.D. degree from a top law school. Must have 5-7 years of relevant legal experience. Significant commercial negotiating and contract drafting experience is required. Proven ability to lead a variety of tasks, evaluate alternatives quickly, and provide top quality legal assistance and support to executive-level clients is required. Experience with commercial transactions involving Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, social media technology is highly preferred. Admission to practice law in the US is essential.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Attorney, Legal Services - General Litigation
Refer job# KGTN139132
 
Attorney, Legal Services - General Litigation The candidate performs litigation activities and other assigned matters involving the Company. Conducts research and prepares legal memoranda for other attorneys. Develops the facts through the interview of Company personnel and third parties, through document review, and through other fact-finding techniques, utilizing Company investigators and paralegals where appropriate. Drafts pleadings, motions, and discovery demands/responses. Participates in all stages of discovery, including to identifying, gathering and analyzing documents, conducting depositions, conducting site inspections. Prepares and argues motions. Appears and represents the Company at court conferences. Assists in providing general legal advice to client organizations. Represents the Company at hearings and trials in cases involving greater complexity and exposure, as appropriate. Provides any other legal service related to Company operations. Manages a caseload of cases involving greater complexity and exposure brought on behalf of or against the Company. Perform other related tasks and assignments as required. Juris Doctorate degree from recognized Law School is essential. Must be admitted to the New York Bar. Must have 6+ years of relevant legal experience. Deadline: June 15, 2018
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Multiple Senior Staff Attorney and Senior Attorney- Commercial Litigation
Refer job# EMYK139135
 
Multiple Senior Staff Attorney and Senior Attorney- Commercial Litigation The candidate will represent the Company in state and federal court proceedings and administrative proceedings involving commercial matters. Will analyze complex matters and provide thoughtful, practical and creative solutions. Highly-motivated, self starter who can produce results under time constraints. Deposition and trial experience. Research and write high-quality legal memos, court briefs, and other pleadings using a plain-English, high-impact style. Draft settlement agreements. Perform administrative matters in connection with the operation of the Law Department. Provide any other commercial legal services related to Company operations. Perform other related tasks and assignments.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate J.D. Degree from a recognized Law school. Must be admitted to practice law in New York Required And Candidate for the Senior Attorney role must have 7 years legal experience with a focus on commercial litigation matters. Required Or Candidates for the Senior Staff Attorney role need at least 5 years of the above mentioned experience. Deposition and trial experience is required. Must possess excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communications and negotiation skills. Organizational leadership or management experience is required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# QWCO139125
 
Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will investigate and defend employment-related administrative claims. Will educate HR professionals to mitigate risk on key HR responsibilities, including employee relations, employee investigations, compliance with employment laws and regulations, and restructuring. Advise HR with respect to the creation and operation of best in class programs and policies. Assist with developing policies to ensure compliance with various legal and business requirements. Provide counsel on employee-related service agreements with outside vendors. Support training for Company employees regarding employment law matters. Provide other legal assistance as needed to the EVP, General Counsel and the VP, Associate General Counsel, Employment & Litigation on employment law and other matters.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and 4 years of experience in the practice of employment law, including significant experience defending administrative claims and litigation and a strong track record of counseling corporate clients required. Corporate in-house experience and traditional labor law experience preferred. Should have Admission in good standing to a state Bar, with a preference for admission in New York, New Jersey or California.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Real Estate Counsel
Refer job# EENQ139094
 
Real Estate Counsel The candidate will negotiate, draft and structure lease and occupancy agreements for firm projects across a large domestic and international portfolio. Provide day-to-day counseling to internal business teams on complex real estate, development, risk management and dispute resolution issues. Manage outside counsel in the drafting and negotiation of lease agreements and other development documents. Identify opportunities for internal process improvements and implement them. Resolve disputes that arise during the development of a project. Must have 4-6 years previous Real Estate experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house (a combination of both is preferred). Should have JD degree and Member State Bar (NY or CA preferred). Leasing and other broad transactional experience is desired. Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk is required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Contract Attorney - Commercial Real Estate
Refer job# HWJU139097
 
Contract Attorney - Commercial Real Estate The candidate will draft and edit content for the product. Will draft and edit annotated commercial real estate form agreements. Draft and edit practical guidance articles written on commercial real estate topics. Draft checklists or other needed content on commercial real estate topics Law degree from an accredited law school is essential. Member, in good standing, of New York State Bar is essential. Must have 8+ years of experience as a transactional real estate attorney. Substantive experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial real estate documents for purchase and sales, hotel transactions, sale-leasebacks, commercial leasing, financing and mechanic s liens is essential. Excellent editing, legal research, analysis and writing skill is essential. Must have 5+ years of law firm experience to draft practical guidance and annotated forms for an online legal product for transactional attorneys.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Legal Counsel - Retail Banking and Wealth Management
Refer job# RYOS139110
 
Senior Legal Counsel - Retail Banking and Wealth Management The candidate will provide counsel and legal support on a variety of legal matters, including matters pertaining to the law of Bank Deposits and Collections, Advertising and Operations that may be complex or may have some material impact to the RBWM business and marketing teams. Advise the RBWM business and marketing teams by ensuring that commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice is provided in a cost-effective manner. Provide support and guidance to the RBWM business and marketing teams with regard to legal risks arising in jobholder's area of expertise. Provide prompt, commercial, practical and sometimes complex and/or specialized legal advice to the RBWM business and marketing teams. Be pro-active in the provision of legal support and in advising the RBWM business and marketing teams promptly of material legal developments and their implications. Ensure the Head of the RBWM Payments, Deposits and Bank Operations Legal Team and senior legal management are fully briefed on major issues arising in the relevant business area and major legislative changes in area of expertise. Support and assist the Head of the RBWM Payments, Deposits & Bank Operations Legal Team in managing legal risk across the lines of the RBWM business and marketing teams and support functions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Maintain and develop positive and professional working relationships with all members of the Legal Team in managing legal risk across the lines of business in accordance with established policies and procedures. Participate effectively as part of the RBWM Payments, Deposits and Bank Operations Legal Team. Share legal knowledge and best practices with legal colleagues. Manage internal support staff as appropriate. Provide legal services in a cost-effective manner. Co-ordinate and manage the approach to legal risk for the RBWM business and marketing teams. Ensure that the interests of the Group are adequately protected. Assist the RBWM business and marketing teams to remain compliant with legal risk management requirements set out in the Group Standards Manual and Legal FIM. Maintain awareness of the operational risk scenario associated with the role and to ensure that all actions during employment with take account of the likelihood of operational risk occurring. Support the General Counsel of RBWM in providing overall leadership over all regulatory and compliance matters and the management of operational risk for the department or RBWM business and marketing teams. Must have 8+ years of proven and progressive corporate legal experience, or equivalent. Should preferably have JD degree as well as admission to applicable state Bar and pertinent levels of courts in applicable states. Application deadline: 22-May-2018.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel - Retail and Regulatory Litigation
Refer job# INTP139115
 
Corporate Counsel - Retail and Regulatory Litigation The candidate will be responsible for handling a broad range of litigation, pre-litigation and regulatory matters relating to insurance and annuity products. Will responsible for advising internal clients with respect to risks presented by managing and resolving those risks, and identifying actual and threatened litigation by private claimants and regulators opportunities and to improve processes and business practices which will mitigate risk and better protect the Company. Duties include identifying, explaining and advising potential issues and risks to business partners, meeting e-discovery obligations (including managing legal holds and document collections), research and writing, managing outside counsel, developing and executing strategy, budgeting and reviewing outside counsel invoices, and developing and presenting related training, negotiating settlements, preparing witnesses for interviews, depositions, arbitrations and trial, and establishing legal reserves.

The candidate must have JD degree from accredited law school and admission to New York and federal Bar. Should have 4+ years of experience reflecting a record of accomplishment. Excellent academic credentials is required. Excellent analytical and organizational skills is needed. Superior oral and written communications skills is must. Ediscovery experience is essential.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Counsel - Securities Finance
Refer job# WZRN139117
 
Counsel - Securities Finance The candidate will provide legal and regulatory support and advice to the Securities Finance business, and primarily to the cleared repo desk; Advise on various CCP clearing rules and membership matters, and engage with CCPs with respect to new rules and arrangements impacting the business; Negotiate BNY Mellon s standard form clearing client agreements, repo agreements, custody agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc; Identify and explain relevant legal issues and risks to the Securities Finance business; Work closely with Compliance, Credit and Risk partners and other internal lawyers in providing guidance on issues related to legal and contractual matters, operational risks and regulatory matters; Draft tailored legal documentation and standard form agreements for the Securities Finance business; Review and approve legal opinions (e.g. jurisdictional, enforceability, insolvency-related, netting opinions, etc), marketing and communication materials; Manage outside counsel engaged to assist the business; Monitor and advise on relevant legal and regulatory developments; Participate in industry advocacy as part of relevant industry groups, such as SIFMA and ISDA. Must have 7+ years of securities finance, clearing and/or derivatives law experience. Should have knowledge of the current regulatory issues impacting the securities finance industry, including understanding of Basel III rules, ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol, etc. Familiarity with industry documentation, such as MRAs, MSLAs, ISDAs required. Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree usually required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local country or jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions, may not require licensure or certification for placement in the role; in others, licensure/certification is required. 3-7 years minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience within the financial services industry or experience in assigned practice area (e.g., securities, employment, etc.) with an outside law firm is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Vendor Contracts Counsel
Refer job# BUUE139056
 
Vendor Contracts Counsel The candidate will join the Legal Department s vendor contracts group to support firm's Corporation and its affiliates ( firm's ) with respect to enterprise-wide vendor, supply and third party contracts, often involving technology and software services. Will be an attorney with experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation. Responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating vendor contracts, as well as advising on applicable laws and regulations relating to bank vendor relationships. In performing this role, responsible for ensuring that firm's objectives are met, associated risks are identified and managed and applicable laws, regulations, rules, guidance, industry standards and internal firm's policies and procedures are complied with. Also will work in consultation with other subject matter attorneys in the Legal Department and business partners throughout firm's. Providing legal support to firm's s Third Party Risk Management group ( TPRM Group ). Advising on vendor arrangements by firm's, often involving technology, services, consulting, outsourcing, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating firm's vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems, software and intellectual property licenses, data and information licenses, application service provider and software-as-a-service agreements, (cloud) consulting, professional services and other services agreements, supply agreements and sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with firm's business units, subject matter experts, Compliance, Risk and the TPRM Group to resolve issues. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing and maintaining standard template forms of vendor contracts and boilerplate provisions for firm's. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, and advising on contractual implications to an engagement. Supporting the TPRM Group s efforts to improve firm's utilization of vendors and suppliers. Providing feedback on process architecture, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiation and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be Licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of relevant experience with contract review and negotiation. Must have experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations. Ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment; experience in leading and facilitating change is required. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly (influencing without direct authority) is required. Must have demonstrated experience reviewing technology contracts in a corporate commercial contracts administration environment, including knowledge of industry concepts, terminology, clauses, and standard procedures.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 

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