Legal - Global Capital Markets Lawyer, Executive Director (Hong Kong)
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 13326187
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 42 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the firm's invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firm's businesses
The Asia Pacific Investment Banking and Capital Markets Legal Coverage Group currently seeks a lawyer to provide coverage to our Investment Banking (IBD) and Global Capital Markets (GCM) business units across Asia Pacific (ex-Japan). While the candidate will be a member of a close-knit team of highly skilled lawyers in Hong Kong and across the region, the candidate will work as part of a large and well organised Legal and Compliance Department with over 200 professionals in the region where there are excellent career development opportunities.
Key responsibilities: - Working collaboratively with investment bankers to provide top quality legal advice and support for the region?s highest profile equity and debt underwriting transactions - Interacting regularly with senior management, Risk Officers, Compliance and other stakeholders to manage Legal risk and protect the Firm?s reputation - Instructing and managing relationships with external counsel - Devising policies and procedures to adapt to regulatory changes - Contributing to training and knowledge sharing programs for IBD/GCM and Legal and Compliance