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This position will support MetLife’s Retirement & Income Solutions (RIS) business and provide advice on structured insurance products, including registered and unregistered securities, stable value contracts, guaranteed interest contracts (GICs), funding agreements, group annuities and group life insurance specifically offered to corporations and banks (COLI/BOLI products). The Structured Products lawyer will advise senior management of RIS and work closely with Investments, Actuarial, Tax/ERISA and Finance on product development activities and distribution arrangements for these products.
Serve as the principal legal adviser for MetLife’s Stable Value and the COLI/BOLI businesses as well provide support and advice on other Structured Products offered by RIS
Provide legal analysis and advice on product development and underwriting activities, regulatory filing and registration requirements, marketing materials and practices, and all other issues related to RIS Structured Products
Draft, review and revise product documentation, including policies, contracts, certificates, disclosure documents (offering memorandums and registration statements), distribution arrangements, and separate account plans of operations and investment management agreements
Assess and communicate legal and regulatory risks associated with RIS Structured Products and counsel the business partners on ways to effectively mitigate such risks
Leverage internal MetLife legal resources, including subject matter experts from throughout the Law Department, as well as outside counsel when necessary to ensure that RIS has consistent access to effective legal support for Structured Products
Encourage development of the necessary skills and legal expertise within the MetLife Law Department to ensure adequate bench strength and capabilities exist to support RIS Structured Products over the long term
Law degree (J.D. or equivalent) and bar admission required with a minimum of eight years of relevant legal experience, preferably with a strong record of in-house success. Ideal candidate will have 10 or more years of experience working with complex insurance products.
Admitted to practice law in the State of New York or be qualified to be admitted to practice as in-house counsel.
Extensive experience drafting and negotiating group annuity, group life insurance policies and other group insurance products, including Stable Value products and collective investment trust documentation
Subject matter expertise in the Securities Act of 1933, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and FINRA rules and regulations as they relate to insurance products
Basic understanding of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, ERISA and tax issues that impact qualified plans and institutional investors
Familiarity with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and its SRO, the National Futures Association
Experience dealing with state and federal regulators and working with institutional investors, qualified plans and accredited investors
Ability to handle complex legal matters with minimal oversight while escalating significant issues in a timely fashion
Sound judgment, a high degree of professionalism, an ability to prioritize and adhere to deadlines, and leadership competencies to motivate, train and develop others
Communicates clearly, concisely and persuasively with a variety of internal stakeholders (corporate business partners, team members, functional colleagues, etc.), works collaboratively and builds effective partnerships
Internal Number: 108425
What we do.
More than life insurance. Much more. Today, we are a major force in financial services: Investments, Financial Advice, Banking and Insurance. Through our products and services, our ultimate goal is simple in concept to build financial freedom for everyone.
Where we are going.
MetLife’s goal is to be a leader in the “giant league” of global financial services institutions with over a 100 million customers by 2010. We’ll get there through the power of our relationships, by expanding our already wide array of innovative products and services, and by making the most of an enormously diverse and talented workforce to meet the challenges of an ever-changing marketplace. This means an array of career opportunities.
Where you want to be.
Work significance enhances life significance. We understand that there is life beyond MetLife. And that while you still want to meet your career goals, you also want to have a meaningful quality life. That’s why we recognize the importance of, and provide service for, the three major areas of your life: financial.. professional.. personal. Beyond meaningful and challenging work, we also provide a variety of flexible work arra...ngements, as well as a tuition reimbursement program, competitive benefits, and retirement and pension plans. MetLife’s responsiveness to the needs of both our clients and our employees is a direct result of one of our core company values – people count.
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