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With over 239 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.
We are seeking an energetic self-starter for a unique opportunity to assume the role of Managing Counsel in the Investment Services Legal team supporting our Depositary Receipts ("DR") business globally. This role is located in Pittsburgh, PA - working on a hybrid schedule.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Advising on all aspects of the depositary's relationship with non-U.S. DR issuer clients and custodian agents
Advising on DR program establishments, offerings and ongoing transactions and implementation and the extension of issuers' corporate actions to DR holders, including tender and exchange offers, rights offerings, dividends and proxy voting
Managing escalations from various business stakeholders internally and outside counsel on transactional and documentation issues
Assisting the business in interactions with regulators in various emerging and frontier market jurisdictions to introduce the DR product and engage with development of new DR uses in existing markets
Negotiating agent and vendor documentation
Assisting on special, regional and global projects as required for the DR business
Frequently interact with senior management and relevant business stakeholders
Partner with control functions serving in an advisory or oversight capacity, such as Risk, Audit and Compliance
Managing outside counsel and advising on business, regulatory and legal developments
To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and a member of the New York Bar.
7+ years' experience across a broad range of transactions in finance, equity capital markets and banking (with a preference for securities law and contract drafting/interpretation experience)
Ability to handle a diverse and demanding workload
Excellent negotiation, analytical, problem-solving, drafting and communications skills
Ability to function independently, but also to function as part of effective teams
Cross-border transactional experience and familiarity with international securities markets a plus
Some familiarity with Regulation S, Rule 144A and Rule 144 a plus
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.