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Corporate Counsel - Investment Management

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Morristown, NJ

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Oct 14,2017

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May 18,2017
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Corporate >> Corporate - Investment Company Act
Finance >> Finance - General
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Corporate Counsel - Investment Management The candidate will provide legal support to the firm's third party institutional investment management platform, which includes multiple private funds and managed accounts in various asset classes for both domestic and international institutional clients. Will also include legal support for review of marketing materials, new product structuring, private fund formation and drafting and negotiation of legal documents with respect to such products. Frequent advice and counsel with respect to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Alternative Investment Fund Manager’s Directive and FINRA’s institutional broker dealer rules. Formation and structuring of private funds and other strategic products as they are developed by the business teams. Review and negotiation of fund and other product documentation, including LPAs, PPMs, investment management agreements. Provision of legal advice in support of institutional investment management platform and its products, including advice and counsel in connection with marketing materials, Investment Advisors Act of 1940, Alternative Investment Fund Manager’s Directive and FINRA’s institutional broker dealer rules. Able to work proactively and independently, analyze and handle complex legal matters with minimal supervision, draft complex legal documents and negotiate matters with internal and external constituents unaided. Ability to prepare, initiate, advocate and effectively present legal points and recommendations to influence clients and to represent clients as legal counsel. Maintain diplomatic client relationships and provides education of business partners on relevant legal developments while growing own business acumen. And Efficient monitoring and management of outside counsel’s work product and costs.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be Admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Must have 3+year’s fund and investment management experience. 6+ year’s fund and investment management experience is preferred. Strong technical and functional knowledge of Investment Advisors Act of 1940, business acumen and awareness relevant to investment management organizations is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Prior experience in an investment management company is preferred.

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