Real Estate Transaction and Compliance Paralegal
The candidate will work closely with the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Associate General Counsel, and senior paralegal as well as with the acquisition, development, accounting, and finance teams. The work may involve assisting in the following, depending on experience: Compliance, Transaction, Corporate Books and Records. Manage various real estate, corporate and compliance housekeeping functions: Coordinate with transaction teams and outside counsel to form and qualify legal entities(corporations, LLCs, LPs and various foreign entities) for transactions and manage corporate books and records for all company entities, including officer/director updates and preparing annual minutes, drafting LLC Agreements and obtaining EINs. Assist acquisition and development teams (both U.S. and international) and outside counsel with managing due diligence and coordinating the execution of deal documents. Assist finance group with requests for legal documentation for credit facility, other lending arrangements, opening bank accounts, and for money movement (i.e. capital infusions and distributions of income or dividends etc.). SEC and FINRA Compliance. Assist with Form D and Blue-Sky filings, Investor KYC/AML verification, registered personnel compliance (FINRA/State registration maintenance, Outside Business Activity, Personal Security Transaction and Outside Brokerage Account, etc.) and maintenance, Transaction File maintenance. Stay current on new FINRA and SEC rulemaking and assist in special projects as and when assigned. Review Confidentiality Agreement and Other Contracts. Assist in the review and negotiation of confidentiality agreements, professional service agreements and other contracts and ensure correct legal entity signs with correct officer slate. Litigation Matters. Assist with the management of any claims against the company or its affiliates or any properties and coordinate claims with insurance carriers and outside counsel as applicable.