Attorney - Regulatory Unit

Crédit Agricole CIB - New York, NY3.9

General information
Entity Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world's n°13 bank measured by Tier One Capital (The Banker, July 2017)
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its clients a large range of products and services in capital markets, investment banking, structured finance and corporate banking.
The Corporate and Investment Bank is structured around six major divisions:
• Client Coverage & International Network,
• International Trade & Transaction Banking,
• Global Investment Banking,
• Structured Finance,
• Fixed Income Markets,
• Debt Optimisation and Distribution.
The Bank provides support to clients in large international markets through its network with a presence in major countries in Europe, America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Reference number 2018-33310
Publication date 11/10/2018

Job description Business type Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Complementary business types Types of Jobs - Legal

Contract type Permanent Contract

Management position No

Job summary Summary:

CACIB is seeking an experienced attorney to join the Regulatory Unit of the Legal Department in New York. The attorney will assist in advising management, front office and administrative staff on the interpretation and application of rules and regulations applicable to CACIB’s US operations, particularly the Bank Holding Company Act, the Volcker Rule and the Enhanced Prudential Standards. The attorney will also provide support for corporate governance of the US subsidiaries and LATAM offices, and negotiate and prepare vendor contracts, leases and other third party agreements. Knowledge of sanctions, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering rules and regulations is helpful, but not required, though the attorney should be willing to learn these rules and regulations.

Description of the department:

The Legal Department at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (“CACIB”) is composed of experienced attorneys and associated colleagues working within four separate Units each reporting to the General Counsel-Americas, as follows: (1) Capital Markets; (2) Commercial Lending; (3) Regulatory; and (4) Litigation. Together, these four Units support the various business lines of the bank and its affiliates. The Legal Department operates in a collegial and collaborative environment, and advises and supports internal business clients on transactions, risk management, litigation, and compliance-related issues, among other things. The Legal Department also advises and disseminates information on recently-implemented laws, rules and regulations that may affect internal clients and their business or product lines.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide regulatory advice and analysis to management and business lines on the permissibility and appropriateness under U.S. banking laws and regulations of proposed activities, transactions and investments.
Provide corporate governance support for U.S. subsidiaries and LATAM offices.
Draft and negotiate vendor contracts, service level agreements, leases and licenses involving CACIB entities.
Provide advice and support to Compliance Department on application of laws and regulations.
Assist in the preparation of regulatory filings.
Provide sanctions, ABC, AML advice on sanctions, ABC and AML rules and regulations to business lines on the impact of such rules on various transactions.
Provide support to Regulatory Unit attorneys in accordance with needs and under supervision of senior department attorneys.
Assist in preparation of materials for presentations to management, front office and administrative staff.
Assist in preparation and distribution of monthly updates to management committee.

SPECIAL ROLE REQUIREMENTS: Position requires significant organization knowledge given the extensive amount of Group support involved.

Job location Geographical area America, United States Of America


Candidate criteria Minimal education level Postgraduate degree – MA/MSc/PhD/Doctorate or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality JD

Level of minimal experience 6-10 years

Experience 5-7 years

Required skills BHCA, Volcker Rule, EPS, DFA
Desired: General contract law, sanctions, ABC, AML
Ability to analyse and summarize complex rules and regulations, ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

Languages English