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Mexico City, MX

Legal Counsel

 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

Position summary:

 

The objective of this position is to support all legal and regulatory issues related to Swiss Re Corporate Solutions ("CorSo") insurance / reinsurance businesses in Mexico.

 

 

The Legal Counsel will assist in maintaining legal oversight for CorSo's Mexico legal entities and will help enable business growth while serving as a gatekeeper to prevent against legal, regulatory and reputational harm. The Legal Counsel will provide legal advice; collaborate with the business to understand legal needs, requirements and issues; source legal services internally and externally; and provide legal support on special projects affecting Mexico at group level.

 

About the Role:

  • Support CorSo's operations in Mexico and ensure compliance with all local insurance laws, regulations and internal requirements.
  • Understand local and business unit operational structure and advice on legal risks; coordinate with internal stakeholders as appropriate (Finance, Regulatory, Risk Management and Compliance) and ensure legal entities are compliant with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Draft legal documents such as contracts, opinions, internal corporate and service agreements and other legal documentation.
  • Handle regulatory filings in Mexico and other Latin America jurisdictions (registrations, authorizations, etc.).
  • Assist as point of contact with local regulator to ensure compliance with local operations, coordinate and manage on-site visits from local authorities.
  • Handle corporate matters (BoD, meeting minutes, notarized acts, etc.) of the CorSo's Mexico legal entities; as well as legal documents.
  • Assist business units in understanding and evaluating proposed laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate with governance teams to ensure appropriate governance and accurate reporting for the legal entities aligned to Mexico.
  • Provide full collaboration with Region & Division Legal Global Functions (Corporate, Compliance, Dispute Resolutions & Litigation) to ensure all regulatory compliance reporting requirements are met (e.g. Data Protection, AML, ITC, etc.).
  • Participate in analyzing procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as Swiss Re internal guidelines.

 

About You:

  • Admitted to practice law in Mexico.
  • Spanish is a must, fluent in Business English.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in different segments of the industry (insurance and reinsurance) and in different lines of business.
  • Experience operating Solvency II requirements.
  • Ability to work in a target driven environment, under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams across multiple functions.
  • Good judgment and attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Some amount of travel will be required.
  • Advanced Word and Power Point skills.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


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