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MUFG Union Bank Americas Legal Dept. Attorney in New York, New York

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

  • Provide legal advice, review, draft and negotiate documentation and provide all related legal transaction management activities for:

  • Strategic equity financing transactions including Margin Loans, Stake Building, Accelerated Share Repurchase and Share Buy-back programs, Equity Prepaid Forward, Equity Lending/Borrowing.

  • Structured products and transactions (cash & synthetic, funded & unfunded structured transactions covering a variety of asset classes) warehouse financing, structured repos and TRS.

  • Derivative documentation including ISDA, and foreign law governed master agreements.

  • Advise and assist business units in the development and structuring of new and complex products and new business initiatives.

  • Provide legal advice and support with respect to strategic, legal and documentation matters and initiatives in relation to structuring of financing transactions.

  • Directly interact with the Firm’s clients, both in negotiating agreements and in assisting the business unit in explaining products to clients.

  • Advise on the legal, regulatory, and reputational issues and risks arising in transactions and in the non-transactional aspects of the operation and business activities of the Firm (regionally, internationally, and globally as required) and work closely with the wider Americas regulatory and international legal teams to serve business seamlessly.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified in NY with a minimum of four years of experience in lending transactions.

  • Have experience working with a top law firm and/or significant experience working in-house within a bank or investment bank.

  • Have primary experience with legal and regulatory analysis with respect to some or all of the areas of responsibility listed above.

  • Have ability to identify and manage legal and reputational risk.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

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