Private Funds Co. NEW SPECS# PFC375

posted on: 9 Feb 2018

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Description: Private Asset Management Organization seeks a Funds Attorney with 3+, 10+ years of experience. 
Newly created position! NY metro. Prestigious, established yet fast growing company, 
Join a dynamic, high energy and collegial team to support to our client's extremely fast growing registered funds and international businesses, including, UCITS funds, offshore funds and international separate accounts.   

ATTRACTIONS: 
Very competitive compensation, base plus bonus - similar to law firm going rate.  
High quality staff and environment, cutting edge investment products work.
Business people will be very involved with this attorney.  
Client will assist with relocation expenses. This is a very exciting position!   


Position:     
  • 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 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.  
  • Drafting and negotiating investment management agreements and related documentation  
  • 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.    
Requirements: Qualifications:   
  • Minimum 3+, 10+ years of asset management industry and funds experience at top tier law firms and/or in-house industry competitors. 
  • International & UCITS funds experience a plus, not required.     

Resumes in confidence to: jberger[at]meridianlegal.com
Type: Attorney- In-House
Level: Counsel
Practice: Securities / Funds
Compensation: unspecified
State: New Jersey City:
Telephone: Email: jberger@meridianlegal.com
Recruiter Name: Joel Berger