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Sr. ISDA Negotiator/Documentation Specialist

Reference
17001116
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Legal
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
14/08/2017
Legal Managed Services is an exciting new global business line for Thomson Reuters Legal.

Job Description

Description:

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Position: Senior ISDA Negotiator/Documentation Specialist


Legal Managed Services is an exciting new global business line for Thomson Reuters Legal. This is a unique opportunity for an ISDA Negotiator to be part of a cutting-edge, dynamic organization created specifically to meet the growing challenges faced by legal and compliance professionals working at the most prominent corporations, law firms and government agencies in the world.



Job Description:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating any type of Master Agreement documentation for OTCs (English and New York Law as applicable) including but not limited to: ISDA Master Agreements (and ancillary documentation), Credit Support Annex, GMRAs, MRAs, GMLSAs, MSLAs, MSFTAs, TOBs, Prime Brokerage documentation (including prime brokerage agreements and ancillary agreements) futures or clearing agreements.
  • Keeping informed of business and regulatory developments as they impact on the way in which the business operates with a focus MiFID II and UMR developments.
  • Reviewing of constitutional documents, netting, collateral and capacity opinions as may be required as well as assisting with the drafting of additional bespoke provisions of particular jurisdictions or counterparty types.
  • Liaising with relevant internal stakeholders (including but not limited to trading, sales, credit, treasury, tax, legal…) during negotiation process.
  • Keeping work in progress records up to date and disseminating information with regard to executed documentation.

 

Qualifications
Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Ideal candidates for this position should competently demonstrate the following:
  • A proven record of completing complex documentation within very tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, meticulous attention to detail and strong analytical, drafting, abilities.
  • Excellent client service and internal coordination skills as part of a project team with a particular mandate.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and communication and organisational skills to work quickly and efficiently to achieve results.
  • Have a pro-active, ‘can-do’ attitude towards their work.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters products and services
  • Experience working in a global matrix environment

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required. JD preferred but not necessary
  • Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating Master Agreement trading documentation.

 

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, colour, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

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