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Legal and Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel

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Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2018

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Aug 02,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Chicago, IL
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal and Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel The candidate will prepare board resolutions, presentations and other board materials relating to company transactions, annual meetings, share plan operations and related matters; and otherwise support the board and committee meeting material preparation and distribution process. Aid in the preparation of the company's filings with, and other matters concerning, the SEC (including filings on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, Section 16 filings, no action letters and similar items). Aid in the preparation of the company's annual proxy/information statements, manage directors' & officers' questionnaires and participate in the planning of and preparation for shareholder meetings. Assist with Irish corporate law filings and NYSE compliance matters, including with regard to director independence and related party transactions. Review the company's websites and other communications for compliance with SEC and other regulations. Research current topics within the areas of corporate law, securities and finance; prepare memoranda for internal distribution and education of these developments. Respond to internal inquiries related to SEC compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Provide support for other corporate transactions, as needed. Help to organize and manage the team's internal databases of research and filing information. Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, policies and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Manage both in-house and outside legal resources. Corporate Matters Counsel Senior Managers. Supervises: Paralegals, legal assistants and other support staff. JD degree from an accredited law school. Should have 3+ years of legal experience managing securities compliance and corporate governance matters in a law firm or fast-paced corporate legal department. In-house experience is needed. Experience or interest in working with international corporate and regulatory compliance issues, specifically Irish corporate law is essential. Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills are needed. Comfortable interfacing with senior leadership and Board of Directors are needed. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to explain complex securities and finance matters in comprehendible manner to company executives are needed.

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Job Number: 00608350

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Hiring Coordinator
11 Clark Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

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