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Enforcement Counsel

Company name

CME Group Inc

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 11, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 24, 2020

Posted on

May 21, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Enforcement Counsel
The candidate will conduct contested hearings before the Business Conduct Committee requiring the development of case strategies, preparation direct witnesses for trial in a manner that effectively & efficiently tells market Regulations story, preparation of effective cross-examination of respondents witnesses, introducing and objecting to documentary evidence, & presentation of effective opening & closing arguments. Preparation of written briefs & argument with respect to any appeals following the hearing. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each case in order to determine the appropriate settlement range and litigation risks of a contested hearing. This will be done through analysis of the data, review of witness statements, discussions with the investigator or analyst who prepared the investigation report, discussion with other Enforcement colleagues and comparisons to other cases. Maintain case files in an orderly and timely manner by adding materials to Legal files as they are done. Ensure all files are complete and do not contain drafts or irrelevant material before the matter is closed. Timely update case log and disciplinary action spreadsheet. Negotiation of settlement with respondent or his/her counsel in order to ensure that the sanction is appropriate based on the conduct, disciplinary history and the need for deterrence. Senior Enforcement Counsel will take on more complex cases than the more junior Enforcement counsel.Prepare written materials for the Business Conduct Committee in support of settlements or in opposition to unsupported settlements. Orally present cases to the Probable Cause Committee in order to obtain charges against respondent. Orally present cases to the Business Conduct Committee in support of settlements or in opposition to an unsupported settlement. Serve as legal counsel to the arbitration Panel. Serve as point of contact for other Market Regulation Staff and market participants concerning Rule formation, interpretation and enforcement. Engage in ad hoc projects to improve the disciplinary process. Simultaneously manage multiple cases utilizing strong organizational and planning skills and a high degree of initiative to ensure timely resolution of cases, while at the same time reviewing work of Enforcement Counsel and providing them with feedback, guidance and training. Must have a Juris Doctorate. Should have 3+ years of litigation experience in New York State. Preferred Experience with various proprietary Market Regulation systems. Must eb fluent in MS Office Word, MS Excel.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CME Group Inc
World Financial Center
One North End Avenue
New York City, NY 10282

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