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Exciting, successful hedge funds company with diverse funds business seeks a Funds Counsel with at least 2+ years of registered funds experience. NY metro.
-Extremely competitive compensation
-Innovative and Diverse Funds Business
-Very nice General Counsel and pleasant work environment
-Your Year End Bonus: Don’t lose it: client will consider a delayed start in Jan. or Feb.
Provide legal advice and support on issues relating to registered funds and sub-advisory relationships. Potentially assist in the creation of new products, such as closed-end funds and ETFs.
Preparation and filing of annual updates and registration statements for new funds and existing series as well as all other required filings.
Assist in preparation of materials for, and the coordination of, mutual fund board meetings.
Draft organizational documents, board actions/resolutions, SEC exemptive applications, investment management agreements and service contracts.
Negotiate sub-advisory agreements, administrative and custody agreements and broker-dealer selling agreements/distribution related agreements.
Work closely with senior management, handle regulatory issues, general legal matters and work closely with the compliance and fund administration and accounting teams.
Support all business lines (Business Development, Client Administration, Trading, Accounting, Operations) on regulatory and legal developments; assist in the provision training concerning investment fund related issues and developments, and assist in the management of external advisor legal teams.
An affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.
2+ years of experience advising registered investment companies and their investment advisers at a law firm with a recognized asset management specialty group, institutional asset manager, regulatory agency or financial services firm.
Meaningful experience with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Experience with the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is a strong plus.
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