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Bank of America Attorney-Fixed Income in Chicago, Illinois

Attorney-Fixed Income

Charlotte, North Carolina;Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

The position provides representation and support for the Global Futures and Listed Derivatives business, including:

  • Provide advice to the business in connection with the rules and regulations of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, National Futures Association, and exchanges and clearing houses.

  • Provide legal advice to the business and other support partners, including the collateral segregation teams and other Futures attorneys globally.

  • Advise the documentation group in its negotiations of customer agreements.

  • Advise the the business on electronic trading agreements (ETAs) and related issues as well as negotiate ETAs with clients.

  • Provide counsel to Compliance and others in exchange-related investigations and disciplinary actions.

  • Coordinate with outside counsel on regulatory, enforcement, and general corporate matters.


  • Attorney must be licensed to practice in the appropriate jurisdiction(s).

  • Should have minimum 7 years experience in futures clearing or related financial services, preferably with prior experience counseling FCMs (either internally or as external counsel).


  • Candidate should be a self-starter and quick learner, and must be able to work independently and proactively.

  • Candidate should be someone who can handle multiple complex assignments and navigate a large institution.

  • Candidate must possess superior communication skills and must be able to work collaboratively with others in the Legal Department, the business, and across the company.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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