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Brand name, $100BB+ AUM Funds Company seeks AGC/Counsel for their registered funds group.
NY metro location.
Competitive compensation: base + “full year bonus.”
Major firm Fund Company.
Nice boss, work with collegial attorneys from excellent law firms and other top funds companies.
Special projects; contact with clients & senior management.
Minimum 3+ years & more of ’40 Act Investment Company Act & Investment Advisers Act experience required.
Support all aspects of legal and regulatory matters relating to the firm’s retail and annuity-dedicated funds.
Be involved in tasks relating to fund board of directors’ meetings, fund registration statements, fund mergers, proxy and information statements and general fund matters.
Act as a key member of the team that leads disclosure initiatives across our client’s fund complex.
Support board meeting management function for our three independent mutual fund boards of directors/trustees.
Assist with the research and development of new fund products – from initial vetting to launch; provide guidance and support on fund strategy and manager changes.
Provide support in connection with the handling of legal and regulatory matters relating to the firm’s registration and activities as an investment adviser and commodity pool operator; provide support on brokerage committee matters.
Support on research and implementation of new regulations.
Provide support on negotiation of key fund agreements, including sub-advisory agreements, and agreements with adviser and fund service providers; oversee review of trading agreements.
Interact with numerous stakeholders, including investments, compliance, fund administration, the insurance product group, marketing and operations, in providing general legal advice relating to the funds.
Client-facing role - expected to help promote the Legal Department’s positive culture and have excellent communication and relationship skills. Encouraged to support pro bono, volunteer and other employee engagement initiatives within the broader organization.
Minimum 3+ years & more of major or fund law firm, or relevant in-house experience relating to registered management investment companies (mutual funds), including the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and related securities and corporate laws.
For consideration by Andrea Steiner & Joel Berger, for this and other Meridian opportunities, please send your resume in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: FDS808
About Meridian Legal Search
Meridian Legal Search is a legal staffing organization specializing in the search, recruitment and placement of attorneys, paralegals and compliance professionals for the nation's leading financial institutions, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, law firms, Fortune 500 companies and other major corporations. Meridian was first established in 1936, and has successfully been placing attorneys more than 40 years now. Meridian's clients include corporations (public and private), law firms (large, medium and boutique) and Fortune 1000 and global financial services corporations. We place partners, counsels and associates; general counsel, associate counsel, staff attorneys and paralegals in corporate finance, litigation, securities/compliance, investment banking, investment management, banking, private equity, venture capital, mutual funds, hedge funds, broker dealer, insurance, intellectual property, media, entertainment, information technology, pharmaceutical and many other industries. Our clients are located throughout the United States and overseas. All communication and correspondence with candidates is treated confidentially, and candidate resumes are submitted to clie...nts only upon receiving the candidate's prior express permission to do so. Other services we offer include counseling law firms and corporations on hiring strategies and compensation packages, law firm mergers and diversity hiring programs. We have a state of the art, advanced computer database of 100,000 attorneys and 9,000 law firms, corporations and not-for-profits. Additionally, Meridian Legal Temps, Inc. is a division of Meridian Legal Search. Placements include temporary and temp-to-perm attorneys and paralegals at all levels and in a wide range of practice areas.Meridian Legal Search is a founding member of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and adheres to the NALSC Code of Ethics.