Internship - master agreement negotiator, legal counsel H/F

11 juillet England - Greater London, London Stage


The role of the intern is providing legal services to the capital markets business lines in Paris, London and other branches and
affiliates as required.
Emphasis on supporting the interest rate, fixed income and foreign exchange product lines through the
negotiation of master agreements and other capital markets documentation.
Negotiations under supervision with various
counterparty types (Financial institutions, corporates, asset managers, funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, sovereigns).
Negotiation of ancillary documentation and other activities as allocated from time to time.
Legal opinion review.

Key Responsibilities

Provide support to Head of Master Agreements Paris-London Platform and the team.

Negotiate under supervision and/or assist the team to negotiate OTC master agreements and certain clearing documentation
(in particular ISDA Master Agreements and related credit support arrangements) and related documentation- but excluding
repo and securities lending master agreements.

  Review under supervision of annual netting and collateral opinions for European jurisdictions

Automation and innovation of processes where possible, getting familiar and use of Master Agreement Database, Netting Tool
and other bank systems

Assist in preparing memos for presentation to the bank’s capital markets committee for approval, and undertake legal
research, analysis and writing assignment as requested by the Head of Master Agreements Paris-London.

Liaise with other capital markets lawyers in other bank centres, including NY, HK and Tokyo.

Legal and Regulatory Responsibilities

Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, the London.
Compliance manual and Compliance policies and procedures as issued from time to time
Financial Security requirements,
the prevention of Financial Crime and Fraud including reporting obligations to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role.
Complete all mandatory training as
required to attain and maintain competence.

Key Internal contacts

Lawyers in the Paris-London Legal Department and also in other CML centers.

Risk Department.

Compliance Department.

Front Office Sales, Trading, CVA Desk, Middle and Back Offices.

Key External contacts

External counsel, rating agencies, trade organizations (e.g.
ISDA or other trading association working groups or committees).

Law degree from a reputable university in
the United Kingdom, US or a continental