An exciting challenge in the US Cross-Border Legal Team as Legal Counsel taking care of US legal and regulatory matters, primarily in the area of US securities law but also US banking laws;
You will be responsible for advising the business and other support functions in all US cross-border legal issues (incl. onboarding and/or maintaining complex client structures, US sales restrictions, communications and travel to the US, marketing and events);
A chance to shape the development of the International Wealth Management, (IWM), Swiss Universal Bank (SUB) and Asia Pacific (APAC) division's global US cross-border framework for private banking business activities, including the relevant policies and internal guidelines and procedures;
The opportunity to collaborate closely with a wide range of international business partners and departments within the Credit Suisse Group as well as to provide training to diverse audiences;
Exposure to a variety of US legal issues, projects and internal working groups - Relatedly, you will instruct and run external counsel engagement;
The ability to become a trusted subject matter authority for US legal-related queries from the business and other support functions;
We are open to discuss flexible/agile working arrangements.
A US law degree such as J.D. or LL.M. or an equivalent education; bar admission in a U.S. state or territory is strongly preferred;
Relevant work experience (4-6 years) in a legal role in the financial services industry;
Previous experience in international banking or US cross-border matters or US securities law would be advantageous;
Fluency in English; German proficiency is highly desired; other languages (particularly, French or Italian) would be an asset;
Strong analytical skills and a keen understanding of risk factors with a focus on vigilance and critical issues;
Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a can-do attitude;
You show in addition an eagerness to contribute to the team's success by providing high quality deliverables within given timeframes? Then apply!