SMBC Assistant General Counsel in New York, New York
The Assistant General Counsel, Americas Division for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation will work within the Legal Department and report to the Deputy General Counsel. He or she will support the general day to day functions of the Legal Department in a general corporate practice environment.
I. Bank and Regulatory Counsel (estimated 70%)
Review facility documentation drafted/proposed by other parties, and draft facility documents
Review of existing documents for Fed Pledge purposes
Review, prepare, and advise on loan documentation, letters of credit, participation agreements both on LSTA forms and non- LSTA forms, asset purchase and trade finance documentation
Regulatory filing compliance assistance
Review of vendor contracts
Review of internal policies and procedures
II. Miscellaneous duties (30%)
General corporate practice as part of the Legal Department.
Dealing with internal clients and management
Admission to the NY Bar (or clear qualification of eligibility for waiving in from another jurisdiction with which NY has reciprocity)
3 years minimum experience in a major law firm, with corporate, finance or banking experience. (4-5yrs preferred)
Experience with supply chain finance, subscription finance preferable but not required
Experience with banking regulations and regulatory filings, preferable but not required.
Experience with Japanese companies or banks preferable, but not required.
Strong communications skills, ability to work under pressure, and cross-cultural sensitivity are required.
International experience is a plus, but not required.
-Japanese Fluency is a plus, but not required.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Career Category Compliance and Legal
Position ID 2017-0449
Corporate Title VP
Posting Date 8/10/2017
SMBC is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability