Leading Investment Bank have an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join the team on a temporary basis to support the Legal input required for IBOR transition. Teh Bank are currently preparing for the transition of IBOR benchmarks to alternative reference rates and there is increasing regulatory focus on this on a global scale. The EMEA region has established an IBORs transition programme as part of a global IBORs transition programme. The Legal department is integral to the programme. We are looking for a qualified lawyer with strong financial services and transaction background to support this Legal work-stream in EMEA.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for Legal input into the EMEA IBOR Programme across the Bank and Securities business under a dual-hat arrangement. The role will include the following key areas of responsibility:
Advise on the review and remediation of contracts referencing LIBOR.
Advise on new RFRs and transactions adopting these rates
Advise on legal and regulatory issues arising as a result of LIBOR transition.
Supporting and advising on internal and external communications
Identify and advise on legal and regulatory and market developments arising under IBOR transition and the impact on the Firm and international business.
Liaising with the EMEA IBOR Programme and other stakeholders and ensuring completion of Legal deliverables to the IBOR Programme.
Coordinating with coverage lawyers in EMEA Legal team and international Legal team.
Providing updates and briefings for stakeholders including management
Qualified as a solicitor with 5+ years PQE with demonstrable experience in regulation, regulatory change.
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McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.