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Assistant General Counsel

Company: DTCC
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities? Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day. Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements Why You'll Love This Job: This attorney will be a member of DTCC Legal group. We focus on providing legal and regulatory advice and guidance to DTCC's clearing agency subsidiaries. Primary Responsibilities:
    • Prepare and submit U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule filings for the clearing agencies.
    • Provide legal and regulatory advice in the development and structuring of new business initiatives for the clearing agencies; provide legal and regulatory advice on risk issues.
    • Support audit and regulatory examinations relating to the clearing agencies.
    • Research and draft internal memoranda, and engage and manage outside counsel on various legal issues and projects.
    • Support relationship with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve regarding the DTCC clearing agencies.
    • Handle membership on-boarding for the clearing agencies, including reviewing U.S. and non-U.S. legal opinions.
    • Prepare non-U.S. registrations as needed for the clearing agencies; responsibility for ongoing monitoring of regulatory requirements of non-U.S. registrations.
    • Handle other legal matters or ad hoc projects as required by senior members of the Legal team.
    • Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior. ** NOTE: Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. ** Talents Needed For Success:
      • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
      • JD and current U.S. bar admission Additional Qualifications
        • Experience as a practicing lawyer, gained in private practice, a regulatory agency, and/or a multifaceted in-house legal team.
        • A self-starter that finds opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and partners.
        • Excellent legal savvy, communication and stakeholder management skills.
        • Experience with analyzing sophisticated issues, exercising judgement, applying critical thinking to tackle problems and recommending practical customer-focused solutions.
        • Ability to embrace an agile way of working and manage the demands of a fast-paced environment.
        • Familiarity with U.S. securities and/or banking laws, or legal experience in a highly regulated industry is a plus. Who We Are: DTCC is the heart of the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations all over the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. In 2020, DTCC's subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.3 quadrillion. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: DTCC, Jersey City , Assistant General Counsel, Legal , Jersey City, New Jersey

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