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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Corporate Secretary The candidate will work for the Board of Directors of the Bank. Will coordinate and attend board and committee meetings. Prepare materials for Board of Directors, Board Committee and Management Committee meetings. Produce data/ content that is of high quality and is timely. Draft comprehensive meeting minutes. Securely distribute Board Materials through electronic or hardcopy delivery. Review Board materials prior to distribution for accuracy and adherence to document retention standards. Address outstanding Board meeting action items in the Board Meeting (from prior meetings). Ensure draft documents are easily discerned from final versions and adhere to document retention standards. Assist in execution of the Terms of Reference/Mandate and obligations of the Board. Coordinate Board / Committee calendar and agenda. Plan logistics for the meeting day /days. Coordinate director calendars (ensure appropriate number of meetings and director attendance to fulfill quorum and voting requirements). Develop and organize Director orientation and education programs. Serve as a liaison for directors, officers, and the Bank's primary shareholder. Maintain key corporate documents and records. Oversee control and updates of all Bank policies, including maintaining a calendar for the Board's review of appropriate policies. Take primary responsibility for anticipating and addressing the Bank's corporate governance needs. Ensure corporate governance process complies with applicable Bank regulatory guidance and expectations and Bank policy. Liaise with Bank Management, Finance, Compliance and Legal personnel. Periodically assess the Board's governance practices and suggest opportunities for the board to better perform its responsibilities. Report to the Head of New Business and Regulatory Initiatives. Bachelor's degree is required. J.D. degree or paralegal experience is strongly preferred. Should preferably have 5+ years of Board Corporate Secretary experience. A thorough understanding of the Bank's business is required. Basic knowledge of corporate and securities law, with expert knowledge of corporate board governance practices is needed. Should have experience with drafting, editing and producing corporate minutes. Experience dealing with Board of Directors, Board Committees and Management Committees is required.

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Job Reference #: 169310BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10019