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Goldman Sachs
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Jun 21
Goldman Sachs
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Jun 21
Global Markets Legal, Vice President, Beijing

Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes; corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators.


Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

The role will be based in Beijing and will be focused on the Global Markets Division.

Role and Responsibilities
This role will cover broad China related legal matters, requires the ability to work independently and to manage a diverse and complex workload meeting tight deadlines. Lawyers in our team work closely with a diverse group of clients divisions and localities and thrive on the pressures of delivering consistently high quality advice to a dynamic, and constantly evolving, business. This role will work closely with other supporting and control functions of the firm for our China businesses. Some detailed contents of this role include:
  • Providing legal support to our Global Markets businesses in China, including both Equities and FICC
  • Advising legal and regulatory risks and providing solutions in respect of new products and new business initiatives;
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating precedent legal documentation and agreements to incorporate changes in applicable law and regulations, Goldman Sachs offshore policy or changes in market practice;
  • Working with the Global Markets Division Compliance team on regulatory matters and investigations. There will also be opportunities to become involved in policy work;
  • Regulatory interaction
  • Handling and supervising timely and accurate regulatory reporting obligations of the firm;
  • Representing the firm in meetings and communication with various regulators, including participation in onsite regulatory inspections;
  • Handling application of licenses and approvals requested by the firm to operate full securities services to domestic and international clients;
  • Corporate Governance
  • Organize and prepare meeting materials, minutes and resolutions of shareholders' meeting, board meetings and related committee meetings;
  • maintaining best corporate governance in line with both regulatory and international standards;
  • Drafting and amending firm's constitutional documents as driven by either regulations or internal control purpose;
  • Management of external Counsel
  • Manage and supervise external counsels to obtain good quality of external legal advice
  • Administrate payment of legal bills
This role will be based in either Beijing or Shanghai.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree major in law from a reputable PRC university. Master of law or equivalent degree (either PRC or international) is preferred
  • Qualified in PRC with minimum 6 years PQE;
  • Native in Chinese, fluent in English
  • Relevant post-qualification experience either with a reputable PRC or international law firm or as in-house counsel in a financial institution;
  • Substantial portion of working experience relevant to trading activities in either exchange or OTC markets in China;
  • Experience in data protection law and privacy law is a plus.
  • SAC qualified is a plus

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