VP/AGC – US Prime Brokerage & Equity Finance Jobs in New York, NY at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Title: VP/AGC – US Prime Brokerage & Equity Finance
Company: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Location: New York, NY
Legal – Assistant General Counsel – US Prime Brokerage & Equity Finance – VP
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.
The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.
We are currently hiring a Vice President, Assistant General Counsel for the US Prime Brokerage & Equity Finance legal team. This position is located in the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) Legal Department in New York. The attorney will be part of the legal team that negotiates trading documentation for equity prime brokerage, fixed income prime brokerage and the stock borrow/loan desk, and advises on legal and regulatory issues relating to client service, new products, disputes and compliance issues.
5+ years’ experience with a major law firm or equivalent in-house experience (ideally covering a prime brokerage or equity finance business)
Must have at least 5 years of experience practicing law post-JD
JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.
All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.
Experience negotiating trading agreements, especially prime brokerage agreements, control agreements, and/or stock loan agreements helpful but not required; experience with ISDA, master confirms, and repo master agreements also would be a plus.
Excellent drafting and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain internal and external client relationships
Familiarity with law and regulation relating to UCC, SEC customer protection and regulatory capital, Reg SHO, SIPA, bank regulation, hedge funds, and bankruptcy laws
JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.
We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law. We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.
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