Regional Head, Legal, Financial Markets, AME – Standard Chartered – Dubai

: Legal

Primary Place
: Africa & Center East-United Arab Emirates-Dubai

: Full-time

Employee Position
: Permanent

Posting Day
: 26/Apr/2022, 11:24:09 PM

Unposting Time
: 11/May/2022, 5:59:00 PM

A financial institution with a solid AME franchise

We are a worldwide bank that is big sufficient to be highly relevant to the world’s many sophisticated corporations but little enough to be nearby, nimble and innovate. We utilize our DNA as a worldwide trade bank, investing in the dynamic marketplaces where we’ve operated for over 150 years. We hyperlink these marketplaces in Africa and Center East (AME) with one another, in addition to to Asia, European countries and the Americas, to greatly help our corporate and institutional clients manage their global financing and investing requirements. In addition, we use our strong knowledge in local marketplaces to greatly help our clients and clients grow, invest and guard their wealth.

We think that all of our co-workers plays a tangible function in delivering our objective and most of us feel strongly about residing our valued behaviours and our brand name promise – Here once and for all. Our unrivalled system and unique culture get this to organisation special, and creates opportunities for unparalleled advancement and career experiences. The achievement of the lender hinges on how exactly we harness our special strengths, create an versatile and inclusive environment, and where our individuals feel empowered to utilize the independence and accountability that people give them to beat for the customers.

What’s the chance?

As Regional Head of Lawful, Financial Marketplaces (“FM”), Africa & Center East (“AME”) the profitable candidate will prospect the administration of FM-related Legal issues for Africa & Center East, with overall obligation for providing legal services, support and assistance to stakeholders across Africa & Center East on FM-related Lawful matters.

Exactly what will you perform?

The effective candidate shall direct the administration of FM-related Legal issues for Africa & Middle East, with general obligation for providing legal services, guidance and assistance to stakeholders across Africa & Center East on FM-related Lawful matters.

You’ll maintain close human relationships with stakeholders which includes FM item and business heads, in order to supply them with relevant lawful advice, support and guidance.

The successful applicant will anticipate and proactively supply legal services and assistance with regards to FM-related (or Team) tasks and strategic initiatives, which includes initiatives to lessen Cost of Money (CoFs) or entice liabilities in Africa & Center East.

Key Specifications in the role (not really limited to):

  • Develop thought leadership capability – as demonstrated by visibility within the combined group, and externally (in the market) as a senior stage of get in touch with for FM Legal-related discussion in Africa & Center East.
  • Promote a culture and exercise of compliance with lawful standards (including conducting company within lawful and regulatory requirements also to high ethical specifications) within the FM Lawful AME team.
  • Lead through illustration and build the correct values and culture. Set an appropriate anticipations and tone from the FM Legal AME group in regards to good conduct.
  • Lead a group providing FM-related legal services with respect to services and FM AME initiatives especially.
  • Become lead lawyer for complicated multi-jurisdictional FM transactions, collaborating with the appropriate regional and/or nation Head of Legal to supply seamless support in order to the continuing business.
  • Support offer structuring and execution of strategic tasks and initiatives in AME that donate to Financial Markets Lawful Functional Scorecard targets (electronic.g. IBOR remediation, organized credit solutions, Islamic finance and derivatives, ESG, digital resources, etc)
  • Become Risk Control Owner beneath the Group’s Risk Administration Framework for Financial Marketplaces processes where Legal may be the second line Risk Manage Owner for Financial Marketplaces in AME.
  • Use the Global Mind of FM Lawful and HR to endeavour to make sure that the FM Lawful AME team is usually adequately resourced and staffed by a proper number of competent employees sufficiently independent to execute their duties objectively, assistance sustainable business development and address relevant lawful risks.
  • Are accountable to and take part in key risk control administration and committees groupings on relevant legal dangers and issues.
  • Display exemplary perform and live by the Team’s Code and Ideals of Conduct.
  • Take personal obligation for embedding the best standards of ethics, which includes regulatory and company conduct, across Regular Chartered Bank. This consists of understanding and making sure compliance with, in spirit and letter, all applicable laws, rules, recommendations and the combined team Code of Conduct.
  • Lead the Financial Markets Lawful, AME team to attain the outcomes lay out in the Bank’s Perform Principles: Reasonable Outcomes for Customers; Effective Financial Marketplaces; Financial Crime Compliance; THE PROPER Environment

What do you should succeed?

  • The prosperous candidate should be qualified to apply as a solicitor/lawyer and admitted to regulations Modern society of England and Wales, or an equivalent lawful society/entire body in the relevant nearby jurisdiction.
  • Connection with managing Financial Marketplace (FM)-related legal issues in private exercise or in-house is highly desired.
  • Have significantly more than 12 yrs of PQE, with experience owning a team desired.
  • Deep encounter and information in fixed revenue derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, organized credit, structured items and structured funding.
  • Substantial lawful experience in one or even more of the FM item areas such as for example FX, Rates, Commodity and credit.
  • Familiarity with, and also have experience focusing on, ISDA master contract, credit support documentation, share and repo financing documentation, termsheets and confirmations with regards to FM transactions.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial marketplace reforms and rules such as for example IBOR remediation, margin reform, stays, Dodd and emir Frank, etc
  • Experience within and knowledge of Islamic derivatives and financing transaction and documentation will be a plus.
  • Sharp company acumen (including capability to assess danger and appropriate degrees of return), solid leadership qualities, outstanding interpersonal skills and multi-cultural sensitivity and awareness.
  • Reside the Valued Behaviours of “Do the proper thing”, “In no way settle” and “Better Collectively” on a day-to-day schedule whilst seeking possibilities for self-development and development
  • End up being an inspirational people head who searches for opportunities to cultivate others, develop talent, give guidance and clarity, drive purpose, and enhance decision quality over the united team
  • Be considered a leader who really helps to grow the lender, harnessing a strategic mindset and the capability to navigate complex circumstances and ambiguity

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