1+ months

Assistant General Counsel Credit Markets, E-Trading/Data Strategy

New York, NY
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18038237


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.

Citis Mission and Value Propositionexplain 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 publics 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.

  • Provide legal, regulatory and policy advice to senior management, bankers, traders, salespersons and control functions on matters related to Credit markets and products offered by Citis Institutional Client Group

  • Provide transactional legal support to credit trading business including cash and derivative products, including swap documentation and credit facility agreements.

  • Subject matter includes U.S. securities laws, broker-dealer, swap dealer and banking regulations, exchange and swap execution facility rules, data protection, licensing, and intellectual property, distributed ledger technology, electronic trading systems and electronic information services.

  • Review, draft and negotiate various agreements including electronic user and trading agreements.

  • Work with in-house intellectual property and procurement legal groups.

  • Interact with regulators such as the OCC, SEC, and CFTC in the context of new product development, promulgation and implementation of regulations, ordinary course examinations, periodic market updates, and enforcement actions.

  • Work closely with other Control Functions to ensure compliance by business with applicable laws, regulations and policies/procedures, including through periodic reviews of such laws and regulations, serving as Legal representative on the New Products Approval Committee, and addressing non-compliance or enforcement matters.

  • Represent Citi on industry working groups relevant to evaluate best practices and provide comments on proposed rules and regulations

  • Work on broader projects such as Dodd-Frank implementation and Resolution Planning.


  • JD degree required, with New York Bar qualification

  • 5 + years of experience as an attorney working in or with the financial services industry. Preferred candidate has transactional experience, including experience with development and regulation of electronic interfaces in the capital markets, such as IP licenses and agreements, related software/technology issues, and regulation of algorithmic and electronic trading and market structure.  

  • Knowledge of securities laws, and Dodd-Frank regulations, such as Tile VII and the Volcker Rule.

  • Skills and Competencies: Strong communications and presentation skills, confidence when dealing with senior managers, business and control functions, and strong legal and analytical skills


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