MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
Seeking an attorney with a minimum of 2 years of experience to fill a position in the Global Markets Legal team in NY, focusing primarily on negotiation of master agreements
Review and negotiate derivatives documentation including ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Annexes, Global Master Repurchase Agreements, Master Repurchase Agreements, Master Securities Forwards Transaction Agreements with various margining mechanisms in connection with LIBOR replacement;
Review and negotiate ancillary documents including Guarantees, Confidentiality Agreements, Account Control Agreements and related documentation;
Address various documentation-related inquiries from internal stakeholders and clients;
Maintain negotiation trackers and update relevant internal systems with status of negotiations;
Participate in ad hoc documentation and regulatory projects as needed.
Ideal candidate profile
TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE
JD Degree or equivalent;
Two+ years of law firm or in-house experience;
Technical: Microsoft OS (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Bilingual : English and French
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
A self-starter personality capable of working both autonomously as well as in a cross-disciplinary team.
Excellent analytical, organizational, communication and drafting skills;
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize workload and complete assignments efficiently with the sense of urgency and attention to detail in an environment with limited secretarial/admin support;
Ability to work across the organization as required and maintain high standards of professionalism in all dealings with team members and internal/external clients.
A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:
Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.
We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.
We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
About BNP Paribas in Canada
In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further. Since becoming the operational hub for the Group's activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe. With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.