Attorney, Financial Transactions

New York  [Hybrid]



Are you a financial transactions associate looking to go in-house anywhere but a bank? Keep reading! We’re working with a premier quant fund that’s run by a team of scientists, technologists, and academics. In addition to being known for developing creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems, they’re also self-proclaimed “nice geeks” and are known on the street for having an amazing company culture. And they’re looking for an intellectually curious and highly motivated financial transactions attorney to join the team! Responsibilities will include: Negotiating various agreements with bank and broker-dealer counterparties, including prime brokerage agreements, term commitment agreements, securities lending agreements, repurchase agreements, ISDAs, master netting agreements, control agreements, custody agreements and credit agreements; Managing terms for financing and trading agreements across all asset classes and strategies, including equities, derivatives, futures, cleared swaps, leveraged loans, crypto-currencies and convertible bonds, and assisting with the launch of new investment products; Providing legal advice on various issues, including, securities law, insolvency, UCC, lien/perfection issues and related topics; and Staying ahead of legal and regulatory changes in the financing and trading space. Requirements include: Strong academic record with a BA/BS degree and JD required. 3-7 years of prime brokerage, swaps and/or financial transactions experience as an associate at a major U.S. law firm or in the legal department of a sell-side or buy-side firm. A working knowledge of hedge funds and applicable securities regulations is strongly encouraged. A keen curiosity about learning numerous areas of the law. Ability to prioritize and manage expectations. #LI-BB1 #LI-Hybrid