Legal Counsel Investment & Wealth Management Solutions

  • Post Date: November 3, 2021
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Job Overview

This is a challenging and interesting role within Legal IWMS (Investment Wealth Management Solutions) as a legal and regulatory expert with a focus on European and Swiss financial markets regulation including the implementation of regulatory initiatives and the distribution of financial instruments and digital assets. Legal IWMS is an international, highly motivated and dynamic team that works on various Swiss and international regulatory topics. This global role has a multijurisdictional scope, allows you to work on a wide variety of regulatory topics in relation to regulatory initiatives (including sustainable finance regulation, FinSA/FinIA, or MiFID II) and on (cross-border) financial product distribution (including structured products, funds, securities, or derivatives). You will also have a close working relationship with the colleagues responsible for the Bank’s private banking business and cross-border framework as well as compliance, front office and front risk management.

This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week.


Assessment of regulatory requirements related to regulatory initiatives and to the distribution of financial instruments

Drafting of contracts, client documentation and financial instrument product disclosure predominantly in the context of regulatory changes or new business initiatives

Engagement in various projects initiated by business units with the opportunity to gain exposure within and outside the General Counsel Wealth Management division

Translation of complex and sophisticated regulatory requirements into simple business rules

Global coordination with international stakeholders

Provide ad-hoc support and efficient, client-oriented solutions related to regulatory projects and cross-border distribution of financial instruments

Cooperation in a wide variety of projects within the bank

Active collaboration and support of the agile teams

University degree in law or similar legal education, preferably from a Swiss University, is a must; bar admission would be an asset

A minimum of 2 years of professional experience at a law firm or a financial service provider (preferably private banking)

In-depth knowledge of financial instruments, including distribution requirements and restrictions

Knowledge of the Swiss banking and contract law, in particular financial markets regulation governing the banking industry as well as an interest in European financial markets regulation

Dynamic, flexible and capable of working independently as well as in groups

Analytical, structured and solution orientated

Good communicator, capable of coping with pressure and with a natural capacity for persuading and convincing

Excellent command of written and spoken German and English is a must, additional languages would be an asset

Excellent knowledge of MS Office and IT flair, experience with Actico Rule Engine is a plus

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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