Sr. Counsel-Funds, International / UCITS-Prestige Fund Corp.# UCIT373

posted on: 10 Jan 2018



Client’s International business is exploding with growth! Many new hires in various specialties in US & Euro offices.

Extremely Prestigious Private Asset Management Organization seeks a mid/senior level attorney with 4+ years of international funds experience, with an emphasis on UCITS. Newly created position. NY metro area location.

Join a dynamic, high energy and collegial team to support to our client's extremely fast growing International business, including UCITS funds, offshore funds and international separate accounts. 


Very competitive compensation, base plus bonus - similar to law firm going rate.

High quality staff and environment, cutting edge investment products work.




·         Fund Distribution, Operation, Governance and Product Development.

·         Working with client service and sales teams globally to assist in distributor on-boarding, including negotiation of sub-distribution agreements and related documentation.

·         Counseling client service and sales teams regarding cross-border sales issues.

·         Interpreting, analyzing, and providing guidance on applicable law, regulations and major

              regulatory reforms.

·         Working with fund administration and compliance teams, dealing with day-to-day queries regarding maintenance of the funds, and legal and regulatory issues arising in respect to service providers (administrator, depositary, transfer agent) to the funds.

·         Updating and maintaining fund offering documentation (prospectuses, offering memoranda) and assist with corporate and regulatory governance of the funds.

·         Assisting in the development and launch of new fund products (both registered and unregistered), including the preparation of offering materials.

·         Advising on the ongoing regulatory issues surrounding our client’ European offices in the Institutional and Separate Accounts.

·         Counseling client service & sales teams regarding cross-border issues & applicable local law.

·         Drafting and negotiating investment management agreements and related documentation

·         Advising on ongoing client service queries related to institutional accounts.

·         The role involves complex cross-border interactions with internal colleagues & external counterparts and the ability to distill and explain technical and/or complex matters to non-lawyers.


·         8+ years of attorney background from top tier law firms and/or industry competitors.

·         Experience with UCITS funds, with particular knowledge of the cross-border distribution of UCITS funds.

·         Strong knowledge of distribution regulation and practices, offshore funds and private pooled

investment vehicles; commercial contracts with distributors, intermediaries or other agents;

institutional investment management agreements.



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Type: Other
Compensation: unspecified
State: New York City:
Telephone: 212-354-9302 Email:
Recruiter Name: Andrea Steiner