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Prestigious ETFs provider, one of the largest in the US, seeks an attorney with 4-8+ years of registered funds experience. ETFs experience a plus, not required.
Organization also does business globally. Position based in NYC HQ.
Very competitive compensation, base plus bonus.
Report to GC; small group; very collegial and collaborative culture.
Promotion opportunities in comp, title, work level and exposure to senior management.
Our client has appeared on “Best Companies To Work For” lists. Very nice General Counsel.
Support ETFs business in US and certain foreign jurisdictions.
Advise on investment products and related legal issues, with particular focus on ETFs and related matters. Advise in addressing legal questions that arise associated with our client’s investment management business and with the development of innovative products to facilitate the growth of their ETF business; assist in maintaining ETF Board governance, from development to presentation of Board materials; facilitate the organization, registration and listing of ETFs in the US and Canada under the applicable US and Canadian securities laws; assess requirements associated with promotion and marketing of ETFs in certain foreign jurisdictions.
Negotiate service and other agreements related to the investment management, ETF and indexing businesses, including licensing agreements.
Facilitate the organization and maintenance of collective investment trusts.
Other registered funds related projects, opportunity to get experience in broader funds areas.
Skills & Experience
3-8+ years of ETFs and registered funds related experience.
Major law firm and/or in-house experience preferred, or SEC DIM.
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