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Date Added: Sun 18/10/2020

Structured Products Lawyer

London, UK
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Company: MORGAN MCKINLEY

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

The contractor will be expected to provide legal and regulatory advice in relation to a variety of structured products (notes and certificates) in EMEA with a range of underlying assets (shares, indices, commodities, funds and rates), including:
* Primary issuance and distribution of structured products to retail and institutional investors across EMEA
* Collateralised issuances and EIS issuances
* Exchange traded products (listed mini-futures, turbos, etc…) and the disclosure and listing requirements of such products in Germany and Sweden

The contractor will be expected to:

* Review and advise on termsheet disclosures and prospectus disclosures
* Assist with structuring queries
* Negotiate Distribution Agreements
* Monitor and escalate franchise/reputational issues or concerns
* Advise on Retail Structured Products governance issues, attend RSP Governance Committee sessions and preparatory work, as well as monitor industry discussions on RSP Governance
* Advise on EMEA regulatory initiatives (PD2, MIFID2, PRIIPS/KID) and their impact for the Structured Products business

Proprietary indices
The contractor will be expected to advise on and review new proprietary strategies. In particular:
* Review new index methodologies and advise on appropriate disclosure;
* Review marketing materials and presentations;
* Advise on appropriate implementation of EU Benchmark Regulation and IOSCO Principles in the day to day business
* Participate in policy updates and in the index governance process
* Advise on issues relating to the structuring and distribution of strategies/indices in swap or securitised format.

General
* The contractor will report to the Head of EMEA Equities Legal
* The contractor will be expected to regularly interact with other internal functions (Risk, Compliance, TMG, Treasury, BU) as well as management of external counsel
* Relevant experience at an investment bank is preferable but not essential

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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