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Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory

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Chicago, IL, United States

Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory

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FINRA.

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Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory
The candidate will render senior-level legal advice and support in connection with the complete life cycle of the adoption of new regulatory initiatives, and serve as subject matter resource in one or more areas of legal expertise. With limited oversight, advise the Board of Governors and the organization's advisory committees with respect to complex and sensitive regulatory initiatives and rule changes under consideration by the Board. Assist in briefing and communicating complex and sensitive regulatory initiatives to senior executives of the organization. Serve as a source of legal expertise within the organization in many subject areas and provide expert advice on questions in these subject areas. Prepare Board materials that contain sophisticated analyses and discussions of competing policy or political considerations necessary for the informed judgment of the issues by the Board. Review and draft new rule proposals with greater independence; gather and incorporate views of industry participants, other regulators, and senior staff; and prepare rule filings to the SEC. Work closely with the Office of the Chief Economist in conducting economic impact assessments of rulemakings. Together with senior-level OGC attorneys, meet with senior staff of SEC, industry groups and other interested parties concerning regulatory initiatives. Represent the organization before industry groups. Prepare Regulatory Notices, rule guidance and other correspondence with member firms and their outside counsel. Conduct and oversee legal and other research into matters of regulatory policy as necessary to (1) develop rule proposals and to respond to internal and external comments, and (2) respond to interpretive and exemptive requests. Identify and present original, creative, innovative and sophisticated solutions and proposals for changes to existing rules, including the elimination or reduction of unnecessary regulation and the adoption of new rules. Serve as liaison to the organization's advisory committees as assigned. Keep abreast of and analyze SEC, industry and other self-regulatory organization initiatives, and develop and maintain strong working relationships with SEC staff and other regulators. Attend and speak at regulatory policy public conferences and meetings of the organization's advisory committees on areas of subject matter expertise. Lead or participate in ad hoc special projects and initiatives as requested. Provide status reports of assigned matters or projects. Develop communications as needed for Chief Legal Officer and other senior management. Provide and implement suggestions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of office procedures. Train and mentor other attorneys, regulatory analysts, legal assistants, and administrative assistants in OGC. Must have a Law degree from an accredited law school, admission to a Bar, and 6-8 years of directly related legal experience. Advanced knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing the securities industry is required.

Job Requisition ID: R-005335

Legal

May 03, 2023
Jan 18, 2023
Oct 18, 2022
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
FINRA.
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60603


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Public Interest

Attorney

USD
119400 to 231400
Annually

6-8 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jan 18, 2023

May 03, 2023

Dec 31, 1969

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Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory
The candidate will render senior-level legal advice and support in connection with the complete life cycle of the adoption of new regulatory initiatives, and serve as subject matter resource in one or more areas of legal expertise. With limited oversight, advise the Board of Governors and the organization's advisory committees with respect to complex and sensitive regulatory initiatives and rule changes under consideration by the Board. Assist in briefing and communicating complex and sensitive regulatory initiatives to senior executives of the organization. Serve as a source of legal expertise within the organization in many subject areas and provide expert advice on questions in these subject areas. Prepare Board materials that contain sophisticated analyses and discussions of competing policy or political considerations necessary for the informed judgment of the issues by the Board. Review and draft new rule proposals with greater independence; gather and incorporate views of industry participants, other regulators, and senior staff; and prepare rule filings to the SEC. Work closely with the Office of the Chief Economist in conducting economic impact assessments of rulemakings. Together with senior-level OGC attorneys, meet with senior staff of SEC, industry groups and other interested parties concerning regulatory initiatives. Represent the organization before industry groups. Prepare Regulatory Notices, rule guidance and other correspondence with member firms and their outside counsel. Conduct and oversee legal and other research into matters of regulatory policy as necessary to (1) develop rule proposals and to respond to internal and external comments, and (2) respond to interpretive and exemptive requests. Identify and present original, creative, innovative and sophisticated solutions and proposals for changes to existing rules, including the elimination or reduction of unnecessary regulation and the adoption of new rules. Serve as liaison to the organization's advisory committees as assigned. Keep abreast of and analyze SEC, industry and other self-regulatory organization initiatives, and develop and maintain strong working relationships with SEC staff and other regulators. Attend and speak at regulatory policy public conferences and meetings of the organization's advisory committees on areas of subject matter expertise. Lead or participate in ad hoc special projects and initiatives as requested. Provide status reports of assigned matters or projects. Develop communications as needed for Chief Legal Officer and other senior management. Provide and implement suggestions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of office procedures. Train and mentor other attorneys, regulatory analysts, legal assistants, and administrative assistants in OGC. Must have a Law degree from an accredited law school, admission to a Bar, and 6-8 years of directly related legal experience. Advanced knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing the securities industry is required.

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USD 119400 to 231400 Annually

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Job Requisition ID: R-005335

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
FINRA.
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60603

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