Legal Counsel, Vice President Legal Counsel, Vice President …

State Street Corporation
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
State Street Corporation
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
Who we are looking for

Provide legal support across the spectrum of Alpha (front-to-back) and Global Link businesses in Asia Pacific.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM’s number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients’ portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.
Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As a Legal counsel you will

  • Drafting and negotiating Alpha (front-to-back) and Global Link documentation, client agreements and other related agreements;
  • Drafting and negotiating legal contracts for other lines of business within Global Markets (e.g. ISDA/CSA/FX agreements, transition management services agreements and electronic trading platform agreements);
  • Advising on applicable laws and relevant financial and bank regulations, including ongoing regulatory developments impacting the products and services;
  • Reviewing and advising on new products and jurisdictional and platform expansion initiatives, which may include liaising with external counsel;
  • Collaborating with peer lawyers in the APAC, US and EMEA regions and other business support functions within the organization (Tax, Risk, Compliance etc), and advising Center of Excellence legal team on their queries;
  • Creating, maintaining and managing product templates, guidelines, legal documentation summaries and external legal advice.

The above responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work involved in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that the candidate may be expected or asked to perform.

Diversity and Inclusion:
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we consider applications for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, citizenship, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, military and veteran status, and other characteristics protected by applicable law.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Good interpersonal skills and commercial/practical approach with ability to sustain strong relationships with clients, peers and staff;
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels in an organization and in multiple jurisdictions;
  • Keen understanding of market practice impacting the business lines in the relevant jurisdictions and ability to work with business units to achieve practical solutions within applicable regulatory and risk parameters;

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed to practice law in US, UK or other common law jurisdiction with 5+ years of relevant legal experience in law firm and/or in-house position, preferably with experience in APAC jurisdictions (including Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, PRC or Australia);
  • Contract negotiations and drafting experience, sophisticated negotiation ability, ideally with respect to FinTech and/or SaaS products and services;
  • Good understanding of financial regulations and bank regulatory framework;
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts
  • English as a native language (another Asian language an asset but not required);
  • Good interpersonal skills and commercial/practical approach with ability to sustain strong relationships with clients, peers and staff;
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels in an organization and in multiple jurisdictions;

Based in Singapore or Australia and potentially required to travel on occasion to support business needs.

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