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Senior Counsel

Company: _external, RBC
Location: jersey city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

What is the opportunity?

The scope of RBCs U.S. activities and anticipated financial services rulemakings and regulatory reform requires in-depth and sophisticated prudential regulatory legal support.

What will you do?

  • Provide U.S. bank regulatory legal advice, including with regard to enhanced prudential standards, capital planning, the Volcker Rule, resolution planning, liquidity risk measurement, inter-affiliate transactions, and related reporting to functional peers, line of business counsel, and business partners
  • Participate in legal evaluation of new business initiatives, strategic transactions, venture investments, corporate reorganizations, and programmatic compliance efforts
  • Assist in developing and communicating U.S. prudential bank regulatory reform updates for functional colleagues and support internal and industry bank regulatory advocacy efforts
  • Collaborate with in-house U.S., Canadian and European bank regulatory counsel, external counsel, trade organizations, consultants, and vendors as necessary
  • Serve as primary legal point of contact with regard to RBCs IHC and U.S. branches and agencies

What do you need to succeed?

Must Have

  • JD or equivalent from a recognized US Law School
  • NY and NJ Bar admission
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in and/or advising institutions in the financial services sector
  • Strong bank regulatory experience and securities regulatory familiarity
  • Strong multijurisdictional and international business knowledge and strong understanding of capital markets, investment banking, wealth and asset management, and capital and treasury functions
  • Ability to build credibility with stakeholders and peers, be seen as a trusted adviser and effective business partner for both front office and control function peers
  • Ability to effectively manage regulatory and legal risk within RBC Risk Appetite Statement for bank regulatory and prudential legal matters
  • Ability to provide effective updates to legal peers on bank regulatory and prudential legal regulatory reform matters
  • Excellent execution capabilities
  • Pragmatic, solution oriented advisor and strategic thinker with sound regulatory and legal risk analytics capabilities
  • Effective communicator, collaborator with strong ability to build relationships with peers

Nice To Have

  • Exhibits RBCs values and Collective Ambition
  • Act with integrity, honesty and diligence
  • Act decisively, escalate prudently and perform with sound judgement

Whats in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

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City: Jersey City
Address: 30 Hudson Street
Work Hours/Week: 40+
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salaried
Required Travel (%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 07/01/2021
Platform: CFO Group
Req ID: 341363
Ad Code(s):

Keywords: _external, RBC, Jersey City , Senior Counsel, Other , jersey city, New Jersey

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