• Legal Division, Global Markets Lawyer, Associate/VP, Warsaw

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2019-56133
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Legal
    Business Unit
    Securities Legal
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHO WE ARE

     

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.

     

    THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT

     

    The Goldman Sachs Legal department spans offices across 23 cities worldwide, from which we provide counsel and advice to support the global activities of the firm and our clients. Our focus is on providing the highest quality legal advice while managing regulatory and reputational risk. Whether you are an experienced lawyer or have other relevant experience combined with an interest in financial law and strong critical thinking skills, our team might be right for you.

     

    OUR DEPARTMENT CULTURE

     

    As a department we are focused on our people and their development and are committed to creating an environment that is diverse and inclusive. We offer numerous training and career development opportunities including a weekly legal training programme, department mentoring schemes and a people development committee tasked with providing tangible tools to help manage and develop careers. The department also has a number of active and varied committees including the Diversity, Pro Bono, Charity and Social Committees and encourages participation in the Women’s, Black and LGBT firmwide affinity networks.    

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    We are looking for an Associate or junior Vice President level lawyer to join the Global Markets legal team. Focusing on supporting our Prime Services and Securities Financing trading desks.

     

    The Global Markets legal team covers a full spectrum of products associated with prime brokerage, clearing, securities lending and financing.  In particular transactions in the form of repo, securities lending, total return swaps, margin lending, bond borrows and unsecured lending.  The team advises on the structuring and execution of transactions, helps the firm navigate legal and regulatory change and advises on all aspects of legal and reputational risk.

     

    Specific responsibilities include the following:

    • Advising on margin loans provided to Prime Services clients and associated security arrangements
    • Advising on structuring and documentation of transactions through repos and securities lending as well as related security interest arrangements
    • Advising on synthetic securities financing transactions through derivatives under an ISDA master agreement
    • Advising on secured and unsecured securities financing transactions, in particular, the pledge collateral securities lending arrangements
    • Assisting with the negotiation and drafting of transactional documents, including coordination and management of external counsel
    • Obtaining and reviewing legal opinions on netting and collateral enforceability covering primarily European and Emerging Market jurisdictions
    • Advising on tri-party custodial arrangements and documentation
    • Monitoring and advising on regulatory developments impacting the coverage business areas including CSDR and SFTR

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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    Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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