Job Details

Governance and Securities Attorney

Company name

MSCI Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 11, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 24, 2020

Posted on

May 30, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Governance and Securities Attorney
The candidate will report directly to the Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff of the CEO. Will assist in the preparation of and oversight of the filing of company's 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 Reports (Forms 3, 4 and 5) and other SEC-related documents and contribute to public company communications, including press releases and shareholder letters. Advise the Board, C-level executives and other senior management (including heads of finance, compensation and benefits and investor relations) generally with respect to disclosure matters and NYSE, SEC and corporate law requirements, including Reg FD and non-GAAP compliance, and coordinate disclosure committee meetings. Advise on executive compensation matters and prepare employee and director compensation materials. Assist with capital markets transactions (debt and equity). Support public company secretarial function, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials, attending Board and committee meetings, preparing meeting minutes, overseeing director onboarding, maintaining Board meeting calendars and advising with respect to corporate governance best practices (including oversight of Board approval of related party transactions). Review employee 10b5-1 trading plans and company share repurchase programs. Assist with oversight of the corporate secretarial function for domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Support Treasury function, including oversight of compliance with non-investment grade debt covenants and review of ISDA-related swap documentation, including adherence with Dodd-Frank protocols.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 6+ years of experience as corporate attorney handling corporate, capital markets, credit, executive compensation and other legal matters for public companies at a top law firm. Should have 2+ years of law firm experience. Strong writing skills are needed. Must be admitted to New York Bar. Should have ability and willingness to work late nights and weekends, when necessary.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
MSCI Inc
88 Pine Street
New York City, NY 10005

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