Job Details

Corporate And Securities Counsel

Company name

Cognizant

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Jun 14,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Teaneck, NJ
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Corporate and Securities Counsel The candidate will be playing a key role in drafting, reviewing and/or advising on SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs and 8-Ks, and owning the proxy statement drafting process. Actively advising on disclosure matters, including reviewing and commenting on press releases, securities analysts’ communications and presentations. Providing legal advice to ensure compliance with SEC rules and regulations and Nasdaq requirements. Assisting in the preparation/review of Section 16 filings and advising executive officers and directors with respect to such filings. Providing support on matters relating to the board of directors and senior management, including with respect to board meetings, the annual meeting of stockholders and corporate governance matters. Overseeing the work of the corporate governance group that manages the corporate documents and filings for the Company’s 100+ subsidiaries around the world. Managing the processes around the Company’s insider trading policy and trading black-out periods. Counseling the treasury group on banking agreements, securities transactions and other treasury matters. Providing legal counsel on a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day operations of the Company, and supporting senior management and various departments, including finance and accounting, equity compensation, human resources, public relations, investor relations, treasury and tax. Must have undergraduate and JD degree from well-recognized institutions. Should be a member of a State Bar and able to qualify as in-house counsel for the New Jersey bar. Previous in-house experience is a plus. Top law firm experience focused on ’33 Act equity and/or debt offerings and ’34 Act reporting and disclosure is needed. Experience managing junior associates and other legal staff and being the senior associate on a deal, with day-to-day responsibility advising on complex transactions and disclosure matters is must. Must be familiar with financial statements and accounting literature and comfortable discussing underlying financial statement concepts, including accounting and tax.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cognizant
500 Frank W.Burr Boulevard
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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