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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Global Financial Crimes - VP

Req #: 180021854
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation and is organized by Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the Firm’s lines of business and corporate staff areas.  This structure encourages legal teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas and for the lines of business and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal teams in a timely manner.
The Global Financial Crimes and Political Law group, which sits within Corporate and Regulatory Law, is responsible for advising as to anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, economic sanctions, and political law across all regions and all lines of business.
The responsibilities for the Senior Counsel, Global Financial Crimes (GFC) Legal, include the following:
  • Support GFC Legal’s provision of legal advice and transactional support to the business, compliance, and other control and legal functions on issues related to anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, Know-Your-Customer requirements, and economic sanctions laws and regulations;
  • Work with GFC Legal attorneys in legal and regulatory matters related to anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, and economic sanctions laws and regulations;
  • Assist senior GFC Legal attorneys in advising other legal groups, SAR filing units and the business on AML and law enforcement issues;
  • Analyze AML and FCPA regulatory and legislative developments, including advice regarding implementation; and
  • Advise with respect to select long-term projects arising from the administration of the global AML program.
  • JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience practicing law post-JD
  • Knowledge and understanding of AML, BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, FCPA and OFAC regulations
  • An understanding of banking products, services, and transactions
  • Understanding of the regulatory framework for a large global banking organization offering products and services consistent with JPM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Creative solution and problem solving skills
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment


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