Vice President, Senior Counsel, Private Bank Legal  …

Citi
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 May 20
Competitive
Citi
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 May 20
Competitive
Citi
Vice President, Senior Counsel, Private Bank Legal
The Senior Counsel is responsible for day-to-day legal coverage for the Regional Alternatives Business within Citi Private Bank. The overall objective of this role is to provide legal support, advice and guidance across a broad range of practice areas in the Alternatives space within Citi Private Bank's Alternatives Business.

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee legal activities in the APAC region for the Alternatives Business within the Private Bank.
  • Must be a subject matter expert in the private equity space, including, without limitation, in the areas of fund formation, capital fund raising, investor relations, alternative investments, post-investment asset management, dispute resolution, corporate governance among other areas. Knowledge of U.S. and EMEA regulations in the private equity space will be a plus. Must have experience in negotiating Limited Partnership Agreements and Side Letters.
  • Partner with business/functional line management in recommending, developing and executing global alternative fund product launches in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in Asia Pacific, U.S. and EMEA.
  • Coordinate resources to meet business needs across different functions and geographies and ensure efficient delivery of legal services to the business
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of the business and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
Qualifications:
  • 6 to 8 years of experience
  • Banking/financial industry experience or experience from big law firm in the private equity space (fund formation, capital raising and investor relations in particular)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S., APAC and EMEA laws and regulations in the private equity space
  • Proven analytical and organizational skills
  • Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Bar license in good standing to practice law
  • Law degree from a common law jurisdiction (U.S. qualification preferred)
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