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Citi Wealth Legal - Assistant General Counsel (Capital Markets)

Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Whether you're at the start of your career or looking to discover your next adventure, your story begins here. At Citi, you'll have the opportunity to expand your skills and make a difference at one of the world's most global banks. We're fully committed to supporting your growth and development from the start with extensive on-the-job training and exposure to senior leaders, as well as more traditional learning. You'll also have the chance to give back and make a positive impact where we live and work through volunteerism.

Shape your Career with Citi

Citi's Global Legal Affairs and Compliance (GLAC) empowers and protects Citi by providing legal, compliance, investigative, and security services to our firm. We manage compliance risk, provide legal analysis and advice, protect Citi's people and businesses, advocate for legal and regulatory outcomes that benefit our firm and our clients, and ultimately promote behavior that is consistent with Citi's mission and culture.

We're currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Senior Vice President, Citi Wealth Legal (Capital Markets) - Hybrid (Internal Job Title: Assistant General Counsel - C14) based in Singapore. Being part of our team means that we'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future. For instance:
  • We believe all parents deserve time to adjust to parenthood and bond with the newest members of their families. That's why in early 2020 we began rolling out our expanded Paid Parental Leave Policy to include Citi employees around the world.
  • We empower our employees to manage their financial well-being and help them plan for the future.
  • We have a variety of programs that help employees balance their work and life, including generous paid time off packages.
In this role

The Assistant General Counsel role is a senior management-level position within the Wealth Asia North and Asia South Legal team, based in Singapore.

  • Advising on structuring, legal issues and documentation in relation to a wide range of Capital Markets products [Structured Notes, Bonds, Equities, Commodities, Foreign Exchange (FX), Fixed Income and International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master/Collateral Agreements] in the Asia Pacific region for the Citi Wealth Investments business including Citi Private Bank, International Personal Bank and regional investments desk.
  • Advising the Wealth businesses on the implementation of global and local regulations affecting investment products (excluding funds), such as: Dodd Frank and other United States, Hong Kong and Singapore regulations, sales practice regulations (best execution, suitability, offshore conduct rules, fair dealing).
  • Advising on new products, product programs, close-out/collateral netting
  • Advising the trust business from time to time
  • any other matters related to the Wealth Investment business
The role requires the candidate to :-
  • Apply comprehensive understanding of multiple function areas, acting as a subject matter expert in area of expertise to achieve goals of the function
  • Resolve moderately complex legal issues with moderate impact on business/function segment and provide legal advisory services
  • Partner with business/functional line management in recommending, developing and executing business plans within permissible statutory and regulatory frameworks
  • Coordinate resources to meet business needs and ensure efficient delivery of legal services in business or country/region
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
As a successful candidate, you'd ideally have the following skills and exposure:
  • 10+ years of post-qualification legal experience with a major law firm or financial institution
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree
  • Licensed to practice law
  • Practical and solution-oriented, experienced in handling transactions independently
  • Strong legal analytical skills, judgment and relationship building skills
  • Willingness to learn, team player
  • Familiarity with legal and bank regulatory/securities law framework in the Asia Pacific region and United States
  • Preferred, In-house experience supporting capital markets/investments business
Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

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Job Family:
Legal - Product

Time Type:
Full time

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