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Sr Counsel -Chief Regulatory Counsel - 3DFSO in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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M&T Bank Sr. Counsel - Chief Regulatory Counsel
 

Location:
Buffalo, NY - preferred
Wilmington, DE
New York City, NY
Baltimore, MD
Washington, DC

•weekly travel to Buffalo is expected
 
The Opportunity: The candidate in this position will provide regulatory counsel and analysis pertaining to mergers and acquisition matters, public welfare investments and joint ventures, including handle all aspects of preparing and filing regulatory applications with the Federal Reserve, the New York State Department of Financial Services and other regulatory agencies.
 
Additional responsibilities include:  
Provide legal advice to Compliance Risk Management, Enterprise Risk and Audit Departments on banking law and regulation.
Serve as primary contact for legal advice on the Bank Holding Company Act, Regulation W, the Volcker Rule, Regulation O and other corporate regulatory matters.
Advise business lines on corporate regulatory compliance matters.
Act as secondary support to counsel supporting the business lines and provide assistance when requested on on consumer and other regulatory matters
Assist the Regulatory Affairs Department during the regulatory examination process and in preparing responses to regulatory examinations, and upon request interact with examination and supervisory staff from the Federal Reserve, the New York State Department of Financial Services and other regulatory agencies.
Ensure regulatory compliance pertaining to bank powers matters, especially as it relates to mergers, acquisitions, entity formation and other corporations actions.
Assist in seeking regulatory approval as required pertaining to branch network and line of business matters.
Anticipate and guard against legal risks facing M&T.
Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of regulatory issues.
Keep current on regulatory trends and relevant bank regulatory changes.
Keeping senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.
Develop and recommend corporate policy and positions on corporate regulatory issues.
Be willing to accept new projects and become a team member within the Legal Department.
Minimum Qualifications Required: J.D. Degree
7 years of proven and progressive legal experience in financial institution regulatory matters
New York State or applicable state bar admission
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with a regulatory agency (e.g., Federal Reserve, OCC, state banking department) and/or financial institutions on bank regulatory matters
We encourage individuals with military background to apply.
About M&T: At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.
 
 

M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.