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Financial Crime And Sanctions In House Lawyer

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID UXJD329580

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - Financial Services - Defense

2024-06-18 09:40:11

Job Title: Financial Crime and Sanctions In-House Lawyer
Company: A law firm
Location: New York City, NY

Job Overview:
The Financial Crime and Sanctions In-House Lawyer will play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions regulations within the firm. They will collaborate with various BAU Managers, Senior Analysts, and Legal Teams to manage day-to-day operations, analyze legal issues, implement process enhancements, and support training initiatives.

Duties:

  • Liaise with BAU Managers and Senior Analysts to allocate resources efficiently and ensure timely completion of tasks related to AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of BAU team members focused on AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Financial Crime & Sanctions and MLCO/MLRO to implement process enhancements and achieve global AML compliance objectives.
  • Analyze and resolve legal, regulatory, and commercial financial crime and sanctions compliance issues.
  • Act as a senior contact point for local MLROs regarding BAU processes and procedures.
  • Monitor changes in regulations and laws affecting financial crime and sanctions globally.
  • Assist in developing and refining internal databases and evaluating external databases for business acceptance processes.
  • Manage major financial crime and sanctions projects and assist in training initiatives.
  • Support recruitment processes for BAU vacancies and represent the BAU in cross-departmental and external meetings.
  • Assist in responding to regulatory audit requests and anti-money laundering compliance audits.
  • Manage ongoing client and counterparty screening using Accuity software.
  • Provide regular reports and updates on team workload to BAU management.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as required.

Requirements:

  • Strong academic background with a JD required.
  • Admission to NY, DC, or CA Bar preferred.
  • Senior-level experience in international BAU teams focusing on AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of BAU systems and processes in AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Excellent task management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks under time pressure.
  • Strong communicator who can motivate and effectively communicate with team members, fee earners, and support staff.

The New York and District of Columbia-based offices comprise the U.S. legal practice. There are over one-hundred and seventy-five talented attorneys are employed at the U.S. law practice. Areas of specialization include complex domestic and cross-border transactions. They represent U.S. and foreign clients. The U.S. law practice works closely with their international offices based all over the world. The U.S. legal practice has received commendations from top industry publications.

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