Regulatory Affairs Counsel Regulatory Affairs Counsel …

Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Regulatory Affairs Counsel
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile
Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the firm's invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firm's businesses.

Background on the Team
The Regulatory Counsel team supports the firm's global regulatory affairs and change management efforts, serves as a definitive voice and source of regulatory interpretation, both internally and externally, and drives proactive internal regulatory strategy and external communication.

Primary Responsibilities
The Regulatory Affairs function of Morgan Stanley is seeking to hire a regulatory counsel coverage lawyer to join the team. The coverage lawyer would support two senior lawyers, as co-managers, who are responsible respectively for prudential and market regulatory matters. Responsibilities would include support for regulatory advocacy, legal interpretation and implementation programs across the portfolio. While the coverage lawyer would support several key 2021 regulatory initiatives, including implementation of the SEC's security-based swap framework and various FRB prudential standards, over time the coverage lawyer would be expected to manage new matters independently. Familiarity with U.S. bank regulations required. Knowledge of Dodd-Frank Act (particularly Title VII) and related rules and regulations, helpful but not required. Experience with drafting bank regulatory applications, regulatory comment letters and other regulatory communications preferred .

Qualifications:

Qualifications:
    • 3-5 years (law firm and/or in house) direct bank regulatory legal experience
    • New York State bar admission/license
    • Juris doctorate

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