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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Structured Notes Lawyer # 103990United States-NY-New York |   Full-time | Corporate Functions | Job ID 103990EnglishCredit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients—and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.We Offer Provide legal coverage to Equity Derivatives – ITS, for the issuance and marketing of Reg S, Rule 144A and SEC Registered structured notes and warrants, including exchange traded notes (ETNs), linked to equities, commodities, currencies, interest rates and combinations of these assets, and for the development of new financial and proprietary index-linked products. Provide advice on shelf registration statements and medium term note programs and issuances exempt from registration under Reg S, Rule 144A or Section 3(a)(2).
Work with traders, marketers, structurers, outside counsel and other stakeholders in connection with the development, structuring, marketing, execution, distribution and documentation of structured note transactions.  Advise on legal, regulatory and reputational issues arising from such transactions.
Provide advice to sales and trading personnel and to key functional support groups, including operations, compliance, treasury and new business groups, on a range of substantive rules and regulations promulgated by the SEC, FINRA, CFTC, stock exchanges and self-regulatory organizations.
Liaise with legal and compliance colleagues as well as functional support groups with respect to cross-border transactions, initiatives and issues.  Assist in developing and implementing legal policies for the Bank related to the covered products and businesses.

We Offer

An interesting role as Legal Counsel for the General Counsel division based in New York

A dynamic and exciting legal team with challenging cutting edge work

As a result of daily interaction with the business and other stakeholders, the opportunity to establish a sustainable professional network

Increasing roles of responsibility and professional development

Ability to manage junior lawyers and outside counsel
Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.You Offer 

A law degree and admission to the New York State Bar

A minimum of 3 to 6 years of professional experience in legal and regulatory matters relating to structured notes and/or derivatives, in-house or in a business law firm

Working knowledge of the ’33 Act, ’34 Act, ’40 Act and related FINRA, CFTC and SRO rules and regulations

Sound analytical skills and conceptual thinking

Ability to handle multiple projects independently and efficiently in a fast paced environment

Enthusiasm for your job and attention to detail

Excellent ethical standards and corporate responsibility  Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Credit Suisse complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. Subject to applicable law and regulatory requirements, Credit Suisse complies with state and local laws regarding considering for employment qualified individuals with criminal histories.

About the company

Credit Suisse is a global financial services company providing Private Banking & Wealth Management services, and Investment Banking services and expertise, to companies, institutions and high-net-worth clients. We are active in more than 50 countries and employ over 46,000 people.

It’s our aim to build the bank of the future at Credit Suisse—to work as one integrated bank, servicing our clients across regions and businesses. It also means fulfilling our responsibility to help shape the global economy, and to make a difference in people’s lives.

We offer roles for experienced professionals and entry-level hiring programs in a variety of business areas. You will have the chance to make an impact from day one, and throughout your career with us, you will benefit from cross-business and international mobility opportunities.

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