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Job Description


We are looking for a Lawyer in New York, NY.


This role is in the Client Direct Global Risk, Compliance, and Policy team, which also has global responsibility for Cross-border Enablement of the Client Direct Eco-system.

Client Direct is a high-priority digital product, one of the top drivers of new revenue streams in Client. Originators (senders) and Recipients (beneficiaries) derive value from real-time ‘push payment’ use cases such as:

· Person-to-person payments via social networks (eg. Facebook, Google, Square)

· Payouts to suppliers to marketplace apps (eg. Uber, Airbnb, Amazon)

· Conventional disbursements (insurance, compensation claims, tax refunds)

day to day:

The client would like to engage a contractor to complete research and maintain a database of regulatory requirements in target countries for Client Direct. Typical examples for this research will include

• Gathering information on country-specific regulatory requirements for transaction data accompanying wire transfers. This research will outline and update the wider Client Direct team on any changes, where available, on the transaction data points required of the originator and beneficiary


• Demonstrable experience in a product or regulatory research role in the payments sector preferably

• Experienced in AML/Sanctions Compliance products and policies would be highly preferred

• Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing

• Demonstrated analytical approach to problem-solving

• Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a complex stakeholder management environment

• Legal qualification and/or Substantial Regulatory Research experience

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