An exciting opportunity has just come for you to join ANZ as a Markets Lawyer / Markets Documentation Manager.
Be part of Markets Legal, Institutional Legal Group
Extensive markets documentation environment
Reports to the Head of Markets Documentation
About the role Your role as Markets Lawyer/ Markets Documentation Manager is primarily responsible for providing legal documentation support to the Markets business ("Business") within the Institutional Banking division of ANZ. This includes managing negotiations of OTC derivative documentation including ISDA, CSA, GMRA, brokerage agreements and other related markets documentation. You will be drafting, negotiating, and finalising OTC derivatives documentation with Asian counterparties including funds, FIs and corporates in accordance with credit approvals and relevant bank policies. You will be responsible for covering Hong Kong and North Asia markets documentation. You are also expected to provide back up for China markets. Some of your key responsibilities include:
Responsible for entire negotiation process for OTC derivatives documentation including ISDA, CSA, GMRA, clearing agreements and other related markets documentation. This includes assisting in liaising and obtaining approval from relevant stakeholders including Credit, Central CSA, Markets Operations, collateral management, Tax and Group Treasury.
Conduct close-out netting reviews.
Comply with relevant ANZ policies, processes and internal standards.
Work closely with the Head of Markets Documentation on any internal projects.
Adhere to internal initiatives and processes including proper maintenance of matters in the legal agreement repository and reporting system ("LARRS").
Maintain the relevant ISDA/CSA/GMRA templates for counterparties and assist in keeping the Markets Legal documentation library up to date.
Advise on issues such as legal capacity, enforceability of collateral and close-out netting.
Strategic objectives – participate in internal projects and assist the Markets business to achieve its strategic objectives.
Team focus – provide support to other team members of the Markets Legal team.
About you To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following -
Relevant experience in drafting and negotiating OTC markets documentation including ISDAs, CSAs and GMRAs.
Relevant experience in managing markets documentation services in a fast paced growth environment. Strong understanding of the Financial markets environment, relevant markets documentation, compliance and risk issues and products.
Demonstrated ability to provide commercial solutions-based legal documentation services, while maintaining robust independence of legal documentation advice.
Confidence in providing accurate and effective legal documentation advice to all relevant internal stakeholders.
Strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to liaise effectively with individuals at all levels including senior management.
ANZ is a leading regional bank with representation in 34 markets, focusing on core markets in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. As we continue our journey to build our global business and support our customers, we're committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We've made it our business to be an organisation where people strive, and are rewarded, for excellence.
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