Job Details

Senior Counsel Securities

Company name

Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Santa Monica, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Senior Counsel, Securities
Duties: Ensure compliance with federal securities laws and Nasdaq listing requirements. Review annual and quarterly SEC filings prepared by Company’s external reporting team. Draft/review other SEC filings (proxy statements, Forms 8-K, Section 16 filings, registration statements, conflict minerals report). Supervise annual shareholder meetings and facilitating the relationship between the organization and its shareholders. Review earnings releases and other investor materials prepared by Company’s investor relations team. Prepare materials for, and minutes of, Board and Board committee meetings. Oversee scheduling Board and Board committee meetings and assembling and disseminating Board and Board committee materials. Oversee Company’s insider trading program. Support general corporate governance (e.g., advising with respect to Delaware corporate law, charter and bylaw provisions, independence and related party transactions matters, and Board committee charters). Support transactional matters (e.g., acquisitions and/or debt-related work). Support Company’s financial reporting, treasury, investor relations, stock administration and executive compensation teams. Support the office of the Corporate Secretary. Oversee paralegal in his/her management of compliance with corporate law requirements for Company and its domestic subsidiaries.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school. Admission to California State Bar or willingness and qualifications to be “Registered In-House Counsel”. 5-7 years as a practicing lawyer at a reputable law firm and/or in-house department and excellent academic credentials. Strong knowledge and extensive experience with Securities Act, Exchange Act and Nasdaq listing requirements. Experience with M&A and/or corporate finance transactions. Experience with the Delaware General Corporation Law. Experience with corporate governance, entity formation, and equity issuances under stock incentive plans. Familiarity with credit facilities and indentures. Familiarity with executive compensation matters encompassed in proxy statement disclosure. Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain complex legal and concepts concisely and effectively to non-lawyers. Highly organized, with appropriate time-management skills to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively, often under tight deadlines.

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Ref. LEG00005V

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Activision Blizzard, Inc.
3100 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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