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26 May 2022

Temporary Contract Investment Management Coverage Attorney

rubysrivastava – Posted by rubysrivastava New York, New York, United States

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Contract Investment Management Coverage Attorney to work on an 8 month assignment for one of our Fortune 100 clients. We’re looking for a confident self-starter who can prioritize and handle multiple tasks and responsibilities and who enjoys working in a fast-paced and high-energy environment.

We’re seek a leader, who can use outstanding judgment and strong critical thinking and interpersonal skills to be empathetic, effective and persuasive in managing relationships with the sales team, prospective customers and within the Legal Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing primary legal support for MS, EV, & Calvert 1940 Act registered equity, fixed income and liquidity funds, private funds, and institutional business including: providing day-to-day advice and counsel to portfolio management, product development/management and sales teams
  • Reviewing and preparing registration statements/offering documents, proxy materials, documentation in connection with fund reorganizations and other business transactions for proprietary funds
  • Reviewing proprietary fund marketing materials
  • Supporting sales teams in connection with third-party distribution of proprietary funds
  • Preparing materials for and attending meetings of Boards of Directors of proprietary mutual funds
  • Reviewing registration statements and 15(c) information requests for third party sub-advised mutual funds
  • Reviewing and negotiating investment advisory and other service agreements
  • Assisting business units in development of new products
  • Advising the business on regulatory developments and changes in legal requirements; assisting with responses to regulatory inquiries
  • Providing general legal advice to a global asset manager, including coordinating with Legal colleagues in non-US offices in London, Hong Kong, and Japan as well as with colleagues in other groups such as Compliance, Litigation, and Global Financial Crimes/AML

Skills required:

  • 3-6 years of experience at major US law firm or in-house investment bank or asset manager
  • Deep understanding of the external regulatory environments and trends relevant to asset management, including matters arising under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, the Securities Act of 1933, Regulation D, ERISA, AIFMD, and FINRA Rules
  • Experience advising on ETFs
  • Experience advising on legal and regulatory developments and requirements related to ESG
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, maturity and judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to forge strong and effective working relationships with key stakeholders across the business and across various regions
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative in developing alternative solutions in a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take on and effectively prioritize multiple projects
  • Capacity to work and make informed decisions independently as well as partner with legal and compliance colleagues and clients
  • Experience engaging and overseeing external counsel as necessary

Company Information

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology, and services to law departments and law firms. Elevate is home to those of us who dedicate our multi-disciplinary careers and diverse experiences to improving the legal industry. It is our place to ‘make a dent in the universe.’

Recent distinctions include:

  • 2021 winner, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Value Champions Award
  • Winner, 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies: 2021, 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • For the 6th year in a row, named by Chambers & Partners in 2021 as a Top Global Services Provider (Band 1 – highest ranking)
  • 500 Best-Led Companies of 2021

Learn more at https://elevateservices.com

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How to Apply

Please email your resume to ruby.srivastava@elevateservices.com. Thank you!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 60 days.

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