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Reff & Associates SCA Bucharest, Romania 20 Days Ago
Overview
Department:
Job Category: Lawyer
Sub Category:
Job Type: Banking & Finance
Job Salary Range: € - Not Yet Available Per Month
Job Shift: Shifts
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Posted: 29-09-2020
Requirements
Gender: Does Not Matter
Age: - Does Not Matter
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title:
Experience: 4 Year - 6 Year
Career Level: Experienced
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Required Travel:
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-09-2020
Stop Publishing: 30-10-2020
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Location
Bucharest, Romania
Description

We are looking for Lawyers to join our Banking & Finance team.

About the team

With a Banking & Finance practice of 6 lawyers, we are ranked as a top tier of law firm in Romania for Banking and Finance in the most recent editions of Legal500 and IFLR1000. We  provide a full spectrum of legal services in the field of banking and finance law:

    →    M&A involving financial sector entities: We worked on a large number of M&A transactions in the financial services sector, covering inter alia due diligence exercises on credit institutions, bank acquisition mandates, inter-bank mergers (including cross-border mergers), transfer of banking & leasing businesses.
    →    Trading of distressed & performing loan portfolios & single tickets exposures: we have assisted in deals with an overall par value close to EUR 7bln. We provide a full spectrum of sell-side and buy-side services, from pre-transaction decision-making, via due diligence, structuring aspects, bids’ benchmark, transaction execution and closing to post-execution servicing.
    →    Debt servicing: Loans servicing arrangements (SLAs): structuring advice; assistance with the design and set up of the servicing platform/service level agreements; Design and set-up of co-investment structures for sharing funding costs when acquiring an NPL portfolio, etc.
    →    Payments & open banking – we structure deals, interface with regulators, and develop comprehensive open banking strategies. Our attorneys have varied experience in many sectors of the payments industry, including card issuing, mobile payments, ecommerce, card schemes and payment networks, gift cards, payroll cards and other prepaid products, B2B payments, and other traditional and emerging payment systems. We also assist in registration of account information service providers (AISP) under PSD2 legislation.
    →    Regulatory & compliance: in addition to standard regulatory assistance (e.g. authorisation of banks and financial institutions (e-money, IFNs) with the National Bank of Romania), we focused our efforts in the successful deployment of digitalization initiatives (eSignatures, etc.).
    →    Financing transactional work / Borrower's side and Lenders' side: we provide assistance in financing transactions including new money financings in bilateral and syndicated loans, refinancing and loan restructurings (consensual and non-consensual).

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply with your Resume, which must contain all your major relevant projects. Candidates interested in applying for this vacancy are required to send an updated CV by e-mail to avoicu@deloittece.com

About Deloitte

Reff & Associates SCA is a law firm member of Bucharest Bar, independent in accordance with the Bar rules and represents Deloitte Legal in Romania. Deloitte Legal means the legal practices of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firms or their affiliates that provide legal services. Visit www.reff-associates.ro to see which services it provides in Romania.

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the „Deloitte organization“) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

Reff & Associates SCA is a law firm member of Bucharest Bar, independent in accordance with the Bar rules and represents Deloitte Legal in Romania. Deloitte Legal means the legal practices of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firms or their affiliates that provide legal services. Visit www.reff-associates.ro to see which services it provides in Romania.

Benefits

What we offer

At Reff & Associates, you will enjoy a powerful local and global network, a dynamic and multicultural work environment and diverse thinking – all working in harmony to help you rise higher.

A lawyer in our Banking & Finance team:
►    works in cross-functional teams together with other Deloitte business lines on complex projects and for sophisticated clients;
►    works in international team of lawyers, on cross-border engagements;
►    is deeply involved in all stages of a project, from proposal development and budgeting and throughout implementation;
►    is subject to a transparent performance review & ongoing feedback;
►    coaches junior colleagues, by providing training and guidance;
►    has access to the rich (both local and global) research and training resources of the Deloitte Legal network;
►    works in a very dynamic and competitive environment, which preserves an uniquely collegial culture and strives for work-life balance (e.g. in lieu of overtime hours; Friday-Offs during summer etc.).

Qualifications

Who we're looking for

Send us your application if you:
►    are a member of the Bucharest Bar with full rights (avocat definitiv);
►    have 4 to 6 years’ experience in the Banking & Finance, ideally gained within an international law firm; Good knowledge of payments legislation is an advantage;
►    have a sound legal reasoning, thoroughness, very good legal drafting skills;
►    have Excellent writing and communication skills in English (any other foreign language is an advantage);
►    are a team worker, efficient, good communicator, flexible and adaptable.

Prefered Skills

Your future role

Assisting clients on banking projects with particular focus on:
►    regulatory & compliance engagements (including PSD2 and eIDAs);
►    M&A deals involving financial sector entities (due diligence; bank acquisition assistance; transfer of lending business engagements etc.).
►    Distressed debts trading and servicing (structuring advice; drafting and negotiating portfolio assignment agreements, service level agreements etc.);
►    Transactional financing work (e.g. drafting and negotiating security documentation, drafting credit / loan facility documentation including LMA (Loan Market Association facility documentation), preparation and collection of other conditions precedent;

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