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Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney in Burlington, MA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 11, 2021

Posted on

May 04, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Burlington, MA, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Associate General Counsel - Corporate & Securities, Ethics & Compliance
The candidate will report directly to the General Counsel and will have primary responsibility for the Company’s governance and reporting compliance, ethics & compliance program management and corporate finance responsibilities. Assist with the preparation and review of a broad range of securities law filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and requirements. Support and advise Investor Relations and Finance & Accounting departments on disclosure matters, including review of earnings announcements, press releases, investor presentations, investor communications and other materials. Assist in the preparation for board, committee and stockholder meetings, including drafting of materials and coordination of agendas. Advise on finance transactions and loan documents; lead the legal work in drafting and administering same. Develop, implement and maintain appropriate corporate governance policies and practices, including those related to insider trading and conflicts minerals. Maintain and continuously improve all elements of the Company’s ethics and compliance program, including the development of core compliance metrics and reporting mechanisms. Drive and promote our culture of ethics and compliance across the Company. Oversee the periodic review of our standards of conduct and related policies to ensure continuing relevance. Manage the delivery of employee ethics and compliance training to a diverse, global work force. Develop effective lines of communications regarding relevant ethics and compliance topics. Drive an open reporting environment and coordinate the response to alleged violations of policies, including direct management of investigations. Regularly assess compliance risks associated with business and develop plans to mitigate such risks. Play a key role in enterprise risk and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree from an accredited US law school and an active member in good standing of a U.S. state bar (and eligible to register in Massachusetts, as in-house counsel). Demonstrated broad experience in 1933 and 1934 Act filings with strong knowledge of SEC rules and regulations (preferable 5 years of legal experience) either at a law firm or in-house at a US public company. Detailed understanding of SEC and NYSE disclosure and reporting requirements and public company Board and Committee functions and matters. Knowledge of public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues. Strong knowledge and good understanding of relevant ethics & compliance and corporate governance trends, issues and emerging hot topics. Exceptional analytical ability and advocacy skills; attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills, appropriate to all levels of employees. Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively. Ability to develop and implement processes and procedures (including trainings) to continually improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of areas of responsibility, working closely with other departments.

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