At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance. Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our New York, New York office.
This attorney will support a variety of businesses and functions in New York City for HSBC's investment banking group, with primary responsibility consisting of supporting the leveraged and acquisition finance banking team. The leveraged and acquisition product coverage encompasses (i) leveraged and investment grade event-driven financings, (ii) high-yield bonds, (iii) loan syndications and (iv) arranging activities in connection with best efforts and committed syndicated credit facilities. The legal counsel role will be responsible for managing legal risks of the business by providing practical, commercial and timely advice.
Responsibilities Related to Position:
Review and advise on documentation and structuring in connection syndicated finance transactions (term b, pro-rata, 364-day bridge and leveraged bridge loan facilities) and high-yield bond offerings, both as "left" lead arranger & bookrunner and lender/co-manager
Responding promptly to deal-related issues, including legal and reputational risk questions
Advise and assist in connection with information walls and commercial conflicts management issues and policies
Identifying and managing relevant banking and securities regulations
Advise and liaise with domestic and international banking teams and other infrastructure personnel (i.e., regulatory compliance, credit, tax, operations, treasury, internal legal) in the context of both cross-border transactions and global workstreams, including teams in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and Canada
Advise and assist in connection with the recommendation, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and protocols for supported business groups
Advising on the legal risk of existing and new business activities
Participation in business risk and control committees
Development and maintenance of efficient and effective relationships with outside counsel
Manage external legal costs and invoices
Management of Risk
Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies
Promote an environment that supports diversity, inclusion and reflects the HSBC brand
HSBC was born from one small idea: a local bank serving international needs. We started our business in Hong Kong in 1865. In 2015, HSBC celebrates its 150th year anniversary. Over the years, HSBC grew through expanding its branch network, offering new products and establishing its own investment banking arm.
We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people fulfill their hopes and realize their ambitions.
• Located in 72 countries and territories
• Serving around 48 million customers
• Supported by over 268,000* people
• Head office in US is New York City
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At HSBC, you will find that we are dependable, o...pen to different ideas and cultures, and connected to customers, communities, regulators and each other. Our culture has a family feel to it – our employees are encouraged to work together to reach a common goal. This idea is supported and encouraged at the leadership level and passed down.
Our size and global reach mean more opportunities for you to grow your career with us.
We are looking for forward-thinking, driven, perceptive candidates to help our customers realise their hopes, dreams and ambitions.
This means people who are dependable, open to different ideas and cultures, and enjoy being part of a team; people who have the potential to become the future leaders of HSBC.
We encourage you to drive your own development and build your network within your office and around the world.
We provide the opportunities for you to connect with customers, colleagues and the communities in which we operate.