Job Details

Corporate - Investment Company Act Attorney in Purchase, NY

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Company name

Morgan Stanley

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - Investment Company Act

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Purchase, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

Posted on

Jul 08,2017

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Coverage Lawyer for Investment Solutions Responsibilities: Drafting and negotiating placement agent or other distribution agreements, servicing agreements, review of offering documents (e.g., Private Placement Memoranda, Limited Partner Agreements, Subscription Agreements, Side Letters, etc.) and ongoing fund communications. Advising on legal obligations arising in connection with corporate governance, investor relations, fund raising and investing activities. Reviewing marketing materials and investor presentations (including track record data). Reviewing early stage transaction documents (NDAs, term sheets, agreements) where external legal counsel has not yet been engaged. The supervision (and coordination with external counsel with respect to) fund formation, investment activity, platform maintenance/compliance, and regulatory matters. Reviewing and negotiating client account documentation related to alternative investment product and services and ongoing corporate communications. Review and interpret relevant statutes, rules and regulations applicable to wealth management products and services. Advising on contentious matters relating to hedge funds, private equity funds, fund of funds and client investments, working closely with Morgan Stanley’s litigation department as necessary. Advising business and coordinating responses with respect to any regulatory examinations or inquiries. Advising and providing legal guidance for new product approvals.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4 years relevant experience working on alternative investment matters (e.g., hedge funds, private equity funds) with a top quality major law firm and/or in-house experience with a financial services firm, including a bank, broker-dealer, investment advisory firm, private equity or hedge fund. Should have experience with U.S. securities and other laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 (including Regulation D), the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, as they relate to private placements and onshore and offshore alternative investment funds. Experience on broker-dealer/FINRA matters a plus, along with related experience with applicable ERISA and tax issues. Should have experience in managing complex transactions and projects and must be able to work independently when needed and also collaborate with cross functional groups. Professional maturity, confidence, presence and initiative. Excellent judgment and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong management and administrative skills. Team work and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

Additional info

Job Number: 3094539

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Morgan Stanley
2000 Westchester Avenue
Purchase, NY 10577