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Growing company has been launching new, often cutting edge and varied mutual funds. Long Island location.
Must have on-target experience doing ’40 Act/Mutual Funds work in a law firm or in-house.
Compensation: Up to $150K package (base + bonus.)
Commute: Good driving on the LIE or Northern State; can also reverse commute on railroad.
Join the Legal Team which provides a variety of corporate governance services to mutual fund clients of all types, including open-end and closed-end funds and exchange-traded products.
Provide mutual fund clients, complete ongoing legal tasks and projects for their assigned mutual fund advisory clients and board of director relationships.
Work closely with Legal staff, admins and other departments of the Company to manage assigned client needs and provide Legal core services on a relatively independent basis.
Assist with the identification and resolution of various legal issues as they arise in relation to the various federal securities laws, including primarily the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933.
Oversee all aspects of the planning, preparation and execution of Board and shareholder meetings, including the preparation and distribution of mutual fund Board meeting materials, including agendas, meeting notices, cover letters, resolutions and other supporting documentation as necessary.
Attend and provide support at Board and Committee meetings. Draft and submit for review mutual fund Board and Committee meeting minutes in a timely fashion.
Draft and review client agreements and other written memoranda. Prepare and submit for review investment company regulatory filings and shareholder communications (including prospectuses, statements of additional information, supplemental materials, proxy materials, etc.) Incorporate revisions and review drafts of all mutual fund filings submissions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Provide support and assistance to other areas of the company and outside vendors and service providers on issues relating to mutual funds.
Any level of relevant experience within the $150K compensation range.
Legal experience required, preferably within a law firm, mutual fund, mutual fund services provider or related financial services company.
Experience working with mutual fund boards, including attending board meetings, delivering presentations, and covering matters for board consideration preferred.
Resumes in confidence to: email@example.com
Internal Number: MFA303
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