ISDA Negotiator

Belfast ▪ Legal

Salary: Negotiable

2 weeks ago

The Role

• Carry out legal capacity and authority due diligence checks,
• Review and implement advice from collateral netting and legal opinions,
• Draft, negotiate and arrange for the execution of a wide range of legal trading documentation including, but not limited to, ISDAs, CSAs, GMRAs, GMSLAs, Prime Brokerage documentation to facilitate trading in line with current financial regulations,
• Liaise with trading desks, client relationship teams, risk management and specialist legal teams to resolve various derivatives-related issues,
• Work closely with relevant stakeholders on client launches and priorities to ensure timely execution of all trading documentation,
• Liaise with local counsel in multiple jurisdictions to register security interests created under new client trading relationships

The ideal candidate:

Required Experience;
• Undergraduate law degree,
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a documentation negotiator independently analysing, drafting, negotiating and advising on a busy portfolio of client documentation requests (including ISDA/CSA/GMRA/GMSLA and other related documents),
• Experience of working with an investment bank, asset manager, stock exchange, clearing house or depositary (either in-house or through a third party intermediary),
• Working knowledge of the financial services industry specifically with regards to the regulations affecting the derivatives market (Dodd-Frank and EMIR)

Desirable Experience
• Language skills, preferably Spanish, German, Italian or Dutch
Person Specification;
• Self-starter with a proactive approach and ability to work without supervision,
• Excellent business judgment and problem-solving skills,
• Attention to detail and high-quality standards of documentation, processes and control environment,
• Exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills, both verbally and written,
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment,
• An ability to influence people across different locations

Emma Zacharopoulou

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