Financial Services Lawyer
Canada - Toronto
We are currently seeking Financial Services Lawyers to work with Canada’s largest in-house financial and banking institutions.
- Drafting, negotiating, planning and/or implementing compliance policies and procedures for regulatory matters and business units.
- Identifying behaviours of concern in the financial services industry, drafting business requirements documents, conducting data analysis.
- Strong communication skills with the ability to manage complex terms and share with various stakeholders in a simple and effective manner.
- Ability to identify, assess, monitor, manage and report on compliance risk with a deep understanding of banking regulatory requirements.
- 4+ years of financial services experience in the financial services industry with an understanding of bank business lines and operation units.
- Experience working with derivatives is considered an asset along with securities law and related regulatory compliance.
- Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating ISDA Derivatives Master Agreements.
- Experience within a corporate or financial institution related to ISDA documentation, a plus.
- Member in good standing with your respective Law Society.
Compensation, Benefits & Location:
This role offers competitive compensation and a highly competitive benefits package in the alternative legal services marketplace, that includes Medical, dental, and more. Axiomites also get access to professional development resources and learning and development programs. Axiomites predominately work remotely, with the exception that some clients require on-site presence.
Axiom is the global leader in high-caliber, on-demand legal talent. Covering North America, the UK, Europe, and APAC, we enable legal departments to drive efficiency and growth and meet the demands of today’s business landscape with best in breed alterative legal services.
Axiom is a leader in diversity, inclusion, and social engagement. Diversity is core to our values and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be named a best place to work for LGBTQ+ Equality, earning top marks in the 2021 Corporate Equality Index for the second consecutive year. Axiom’s legal department is Mansfield certified and is committed to considering at least 50% diverse candidates for leadership roles and outside counsel representation.
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