Ref No.: 18-04541
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 30.00 - 35.00 /Year
Our client, who is a Financial Services and Brokerage firm is looking for a Paralegal to join their Sales and Trading Group Department. This individual will be responsible for covering the company's prime brokerage business, which includes responsibility for assisting with the preparation and negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements (including the Credit Support Annex, triparty control agreements, and other related documents, where applicable), Master Repurchase Agreements (MRA), Global Master Repurchase Agreements (GMRA), Master Securities Forward Agreements (MSFTA), and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).

Responsibilities include:
  • Apply defined processes in contract negotiations;
  • Review agreements and check for cross-references, defined terms and overall consistency; prepare due diligence reports, flagging any issues for attorney review;
  • Assist in the definition of standard processes and language for use in negotiating contracts;
  • Ensure contracts are in compliance with corporate, regulatory and legal requirements and standards;
  • Ensure final contract agreements are consistent with the terms reached during negotiation;
  • Manage process to ensure that the business sponsor and any appropriate stakeholders have approved the terms in the agreement prior to being presented for execution;
  • Update template agreements as needed based upon evolving regulatory requirements, and under attorney guidance;
  • Review NDAs and provide suggested edits and comments for attorney's review; and
  • Perform research at attorney direction.