• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-10-15

Associate General Counsel, Bank Regulatory

Associate General Counsel, Bank Regulatory

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Other Location: United States,District of Columbia,Washington
  • Education: Other
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18034344


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Citi is seeking a highly motivated U.S. bank regulatory attorney with 8-10+ years of experience to join Citi's Bank Regulatory Legal Group.  Will provide U.S. bank regulatory advice to Citi's businesses, domestic and foreign, which will include various areas of the Dodd-Frank Act.

The Bank Regulatory Legal Group reviews new activities, capital investments and acquisitions, and advises on the impact of U.S. bank/bank holding company (BHC) laws and regulations on Citi, prepares U.S. bank/BHC regulatory applications for the firm, and serves as a liaison with the firm's U.S. bank regulatory agencies.

Among the responsibilities will be to advise Citi businesses on various U.S. bank/bank holding company regulatory issues, including Federal Reserve Act Regulations K, W and Y, OCC regulations and interpretive letters on investment securities and bank authority, as well as new and proposed regulations issued by the U.S. bank regulatory agencies, including certain regulations promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act.  The candidate will be involved in the analysis and interpretation of new and proposed regulations and pending legislation, work with business partners, as well as colleagues in the Legal department and other global functions, to help implement, and coordinate the firm's response to, rules and regulations.  The candidate will also represent Citi in various trade associations, and help comment on, and/or write, comments letters in response to proposed regulations.

Candidate would also participate in analyzing U.S. bank/bank holding company regulatory considerations in the planning and development of the tactical and strategic direction of certain products, businesses and the firm overall.  Partnering with business/functional line management in advising and making recommendations on business transactions, initiatives and objectives within permissible U.S. bank regulatory frameworks will be a key responsibility.  Candidate is expected to analyze and manage complex U.S. bank/bank holding company regulatory issues, and be a subject matter expert in this area.


8-10+ years of legal experience with a large corporation, law firm or government agency.  Strong knowledge of existing and new banking/BHC regulations, statutes, agency rulings and policy required.
Must have excellent analytical and advocacy skills as well as the ability to speak and write clearly, and interact with business and legal colleagues in a creative, collaborative and productive manner.

Essential Skills/Experience
• Juris Doctor (U.S.)
• 8-10+ years legal experience
• Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction.
• Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and communication skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Self-starter, capacity and willingness to take on multiple responsibilities

Desirable Skills/Experience
• U.S. bank regulatory