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Assistant Vice President - Legal

Req #: 180017064
Location: Mumbai, MH, IN
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 50000 Indian Rupee (INR)
AVP – India GSC Legal
This position is part of J.P. Morgan Services India Private Limited (JPMSIPL or India GSC) Legal Team reporting to the Head of Legal for India GSC. 
Responsibilities for India GSC
  • Provide legal support across Corporate functions including CFO/Legal Entity Control (LEC) functions within India GSC;
  • Provide key legal support to the Office of Legal Obligations (OLO) – JP Morgan’s firm-wide global Legal and Regulatory Program;
  • Collaborate with India GSC’s Compliance, Oversight & Control (O&C) and other key control functions and the APAC OLO team to anticipate and respond to the legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide input as a legal SME and take part in India IGSC activities on Inter-Affiliate Services (IAS) Program;
  • Provide legal support and oversight as the Legal Lead for Investment Banking including Global Knowledge Network, Asset Management and Commercial Banking business within India GSC;
  • Provide legal support in addressing regulatory matters in relation to the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) examination conducted at India GSC.
  • Responsible for advising on decisions applicable across Corporate Sectors and LOBs for certain legal issues (e.g. Power of Attorney, Letter of Authorities and  corporate authorization etc.);
  • Provide subject matter expertise and advisory support to all lines of business and corporate functions in applicable laws and regulations and internal compliance policies and programs;
  • Communicate legal and regulatory issues and risks related to the group to its business partners, management and appropriate interested parties;  and
  • Co-ordinate with counterparts in other JPMC entities on requests relating to corporate governance matters.
  • Qualified/licensed lawyer with 5-8 years of general corporate and banking and finance experience in a major law firm, large multi-national corporation or equivalent;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills;
  • Strong organizational/project management skills, ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands;
  • Ability to develop and maintain solid client relationships and to influence decision makers at all levels;
  • Confidence and experience translating complex legal concepts into practical solutions to guide business people;
  • Ability to work successfully in a matrixed, team environment;
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.  The firm has approximately 250,000 employees worldwide in multiple jurisdictions.
J.P. Morgan in India provides a comprehensive range of Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate functions services and solutions to our clients, executing some of the most important financial transactions and providing essential strategic advice to our clients such as the government, large domestic and multi-national corporations, non-government organizations and financial institutions and investors. India is a key market for JPMorgan Chase globally and our employees in India are a critical part of how we do business globally and are integrated within our businesses. Our Global Service Centers (GSCs) are strategically positioned in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad to support the firm’s operations regionally and globally. The centers provide comprehensive strategic support across technology and business operations processing to all lines of business and the corporate functions.
JPMorgan Chase offers a competitive benefits program and compensation package.
JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.
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