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Corporate Counsel

Oak Brook IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will handle diverse legal issues arising in its existing business and support the expansion of its operations to other states. Will involve in significant negotiation and drafting of real estate leasing documents, physician employment agreements, and transactional documents. Responsible for rendering general corporate legal services and advice. Review, negotiate, and draft contracts and amendments, including confidentiality agreements, purchase agreements, licensing agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, and real estate leases. Draft corporate governance documents and maintain the companies minutebooks. Ensure compliance with applicable law and regulation affecting the healthcare industry, including HIPAA. Draft trademark application and renewal documents. Research and respond to inquiries regarding legal issues involved in general business matters. Perform other duties as assigned. Law degree plus license to practice law in the State of Illinois. Must have 4+ years experience in a law firm or corporate legal department setting. Must have strong drafting skills, including experience with sophisticated real estate leases and transactional documents. Must have strong interpersonal communication skills. Must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word. Possesses strong ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize properly, and meet deadlines. Possesses strong ability to gather relevant information and problem-solve. Possesses ability to remain calm and professional during difficult situations. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-10-27

Counsel, Corporate Transactions

North Chicago IL Counsel, Corporate Transactions The candidate will be responsible for preparing, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements, IT agreements, distribution and logistics agreements, and outsourcing agreements and providing and/or coordinating counsel in various substantive areas of commercial law, including contracting, privacy, data security, IP, compliance, healthcare, and antitrust. Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel on a variety of commercial business transactions and supplier issues for the purchasing and supplier management, commercial manufacturing, and supply chain organizations. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Takes ownership of matters and projects. Identifies legal issues for assigned matters. Assists other attorneys and stakeholders in resolving legal issues on cross-functional projects. Develops knowledge of AbbVie s business and client concerns. Keeps abreast of changes in the law. Represents AbbVie externally to customers, suppliers, and competitors. Resolves legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise. Helps select and direct work of outside counsel. Must possess JD degree and state bar certification. Should have 6 years of experience in corporate or general transactional law and a record of demonstrated success in negotiating complex commercial agreements and counseling clients on a wide range of commercial business issues. An understanding of legal issues related to procurement, manufacturing, IT, outsourcing, distribution and logistics, compliance, and the health care industry are beneficial. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2018-10-18

Illinois - Senior Counsel - Securities

Northfield IL Senior Counsel - Securities
The candidate will cover the entire spectrum of corporate and securities matters that confront a public US company, including preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and proxy statements, section 16 filings, filings with the NASDAQ, assisting with matters related to the board of directors and advising on corporate governance, investor relations, corporate affairs and treasury-related matters. Will ensure compliance with, federal and state securities and corporate laws, as well as applicable rules and regulations of NASDAQ and industry organizations that affect public company reporting or compliance, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd Frank, ISS, Glass Lewis, etc. Prepare and review SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, registration statements, etc. Provide corporate secretarial support for the company's Board of Directors and annual shareholders meeting, including preparing and reviewing materials for the Board of Directors and its committees and the company's proxy statement. Prepare company documents, such as minutes, consents, resolutions and certificates, charters and policies. Advise on other securities law issues, including the company's insider trading policy and Regulation FD compliance. Advise on the company's financing activities, including preparing related documents and advising internal clients. Advise on the executive compensation matters and preparing/reviewing equity compensation disclosure. Review and analyze earnings releases, analyst/investor conferences, disclosure issues and shareholder proposals. Collaborate with, advise, and support a broad range of departments and functions, including accounting, treasury, investor relations, corporate affairs and others as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and top academic credentials. Must have 5+ years of strong experience with SEC, corporate governance and corporate finance. Prior law firm experience is required. In-house corporate experience is preferred.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-08

Illinois - Head of Corporate Compliance

Oakbrook Terrace IL Head of Corporate Compliance
The candidate will work closely with the board of directors, executive committee members, business unit leaders and process owners in developing and leading a comprehensive compliance framework addressing regulatory, contractual and internal policy concerns while serving as a trusted advisor concerning expansion into new geographies and product offerings. Will report to the Corporate Vice President of Risk Management. Develop, implement and maintain a global ethics and compliance program, the framework of which satisfies Federal Sentencing Guidelines, other global regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Work as part of a team of senior risk leaders in the development of the company's overall integrated risk framework within which the compliance framework shall reside. Work in collaboration with business leaders to identify core areas of compliance requirements, assess current vs. desired state, develop and execute a risk-based, multi-year road map for program implementation. Research and stay abreast of industry best practices, implementing continuous improvement to the compliance framework and programs in achieving greater efficiency and effectiveness. Lead the enterprise-wide compliance initiatives of the company by establishing a network of cross-functional business process owners who serve as compliance owners for their specific areas of compliance responsibility (both regulatory and contractual). Establish the policies, guidelines, systems and procedures by which compliance owners will fulfill their compliance responsibilities, such that consistency is achieved throughout the organization and enterprise-wide reporting may be provided to executive management and the Board. Provide Executive Committee and Board of Directors regular and ad-hoc reporting regarding enterprise-wide compliance program metrics and other trends in compliance program efforts. Provide information that serves to educate executives and board directors with respect to their fiduciary responsibilities and changes thereto. Provide compliance and risk guidance to senior management to include consultation with business leaders to identify and incorporate compliance risks and requirements in support of the company's growth initiatives, new product lines and expanding geographical footprint. Serve as corporate SME with respect to corporate compliance requirements. Oversee specific subject matter compliance areas within the Compliance department. Provide leadership of the company's Corporate Policy program to include the framework by which enterprise-wide policies are developed, vetted, approved, communicated, maintained and monitored for compliance. Serve as the company's ethics officer, overseeing the 'code of conduct' and 'whistleblower hotline' programs to include policy development, communication and training, conduct of investigations and external reporting. Drive, monitor and evaluate programs designed to ensure that ethics and integrity remain a strong value of the enterprise.

The candidate should have a B.A./B.S. degree in business, public administration or related field and J.D. degree. Must have 15+ years of experience in corporate legal/compliance function to include: 4 years with a broad, generalist corporate counsel background; 8 years developing and implementing organizational ethics and compliance programs; and 3 years serving as senior compliance leader for an international publicly traded company. Professional Certifications in relevant subject matters preferred. Should have demonstrated successful experience in influencing and driving enterprise-wide, cross-functional corporate initiatives. Experience with criminal and civil law procedures, investigative methodology, and case management needed. Should have expert knowledge of industry best practices and regulatory requirements (Federal Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory requirements) as related to publicly traded company compliance program efforts.
Legal 15 - 20 Full-time 2013-01-09

Illinois - Transfer Pricing Manager

Glenview IL Transfer Pricing Manager
The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the intercompany pricing arrangements. The majority of the work involves international tax and transfer pricing planning, implementing, managing, documenting, and defending of the company's innovative intellectual property program, which involves cross-border intellectual property transfers, licensing, and research and development services. Will report to and work closely with the Director of Transfer Pricing, other members of the global Corporate Tax team, and operating business personnel around the world in developing, implementing, and support global transfer pricing policies and strategies with the aim to mitigate global tax risks, reduce the corporate effective tax rate, and repatriate cash. Manage day-to-day transfer pricing issues and establish procedures to facilitate compliance with applicable income tax practices and regulations in the United States and in foreign jurisdictions. Work with the Director of Transfer Pricing, to formulate the intellectual property and transfer pricing strategies. Plan, implement, manage, document, and defend the intellectual property program worldwide. Manage the company's global transfer pricing function, strategies, and policies. Assist corporate and business units' compliance with the company's global transfer pricing policies and local tax rules and regulations. Work directly with business units to achieve business objectives. Identify, model, analyze, and present opportunities to reduce the global effective tax rate and/or cash taxes paid. Manage and mitigate transfer pricing exposures. Manage or support preparation of transfer pricing documentation, audit defense files, and completion of requests from tax authorities in coordination with local country finance personnel and external advisors as necessary. Work with the legal department and other personnel to develop and maintain intercompany agreements. Monitor and advise of changes related to global transfer pricing law and respond accordingly to maintain compliance. Manage other complex special projects as assigned. Manage staff to accomplish above-mentioned goals.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferably with MBA, MST, CPA, Ph.D., or J.D. degree. Must have 5-8 years of corporate tax, legal (i.e., international tax or transfer pricing), or Big 4 accounting firm experience. Strong ability to learn and understand complex legal, tax, transfer pricing, and operational intellectual property issues required. Minimal travel is required depending on company needs.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2013-01-08
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Assistant General Counsel, M&a
In-House,Aon PLC.
Location : Chicago, IL, United States

Assistant General Counsel, M&A The candidate reporting to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel - Global M&A and supporting other M&A colleagues, will lead transactions and provide legal advice and business counsel to the company on both dom... + read more

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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# CJAG141185
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will handle diverse legal issues arising in its existing business and support the expansion of its operations to other states. Will involve in significant negotiation and drafting of real estate leasing documents, physician employment agreements, and transactional documents. Responsible for rendering general corporate legal services and advice. Review, negotiate, and draft contracts and amendments, including confidentiality agreements, purchase agreements, licensing agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, and real estate leases. Draft corporate governance documents and maintain the companies minutebooks. Ensure compliance with applicable law and regulation affecting the healthcare industry, including HIPAA. Draft trademark application and renewal documents. Research and respond to inquiries regarding legal issues involved in general business matters. Perform other duties as assigned. Law degree plus license to practice law in the State of Illinois. Must have 4+ years experience in a law firm or corporate legal department setting. Must have strong drafting skills, including experience with sophisticated real estate leases and transactional documents. Must have strong interpersonal communication skills. Must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word. Possesses strong ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize properly, and meet deadlines. Possesses strong ability to gather relevant information and problem-solve. Possesses ability to remain calm and professional during difficult situations.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Counsel, Corporate Transactions
Refer job# EQHQ141013
 
Counsel, Corporate Transactions The candidate will be responsible for preparing, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements, IT agreements, distribution and logistics agreements, and outsourcing agreements and providing and/or coordinating counsel in various substantive areas of commercial law, including contracting, privacy, data security, IP, compliance, healthcare, and antitrust. Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel on a variety of commercial business transactions and supplier issues for the purchasing and supplier management, commercial manufacturing, and supply chain organizations. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Takes ownership of matters and projects. Identifies legal issues for assigned matters. Assists other attorneys and stakeholders in resolving legal issues on cross-functional projects. Develops knowledge of AbbVie s business and client concerns. Keeps abreast of changes in the law. Represents AbbVie externally to customers, suppliers, and competitors. Resolves legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise. Helps select and direct work of outside counsel. Must possess JD degree and state bar certification. Should have 6 years of experience in corporate or general transactional law and a record of demonstrated success in negotiating complex commercial agreements and counseling clients on a wide range of commercial business issues. An understanding of legal issues related to procurement, manufacturing, IT, outsourcing, distribution and logistics, compliance, and the health care industry are beneficial.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Illinois - Senior Counsel - Securities
Refer job# IZOH25812
 
Senior Counsel - Securities
The candidate will cover the entire spectrum of corporate and securities matters that confront a public US company, including preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and proxy statements, section 16 filings, filings with the NASDAQ, assisting with matters related to the board of directors and advising on corporate governance, investor relations, corporate affairs and treasury-related matters. Will ensure compliance with, federal and state securities and corporate laws, as well as applicable rules and regulations of NASDAQ and industry organizations that affect public company reporting or compliance, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd Frank, ISS, Glass Lewis, etc. Prepare and review SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, registration statements, etc. Provide corporate secretarial support for the company's Board of Directors and annual shareholders meeting, including preparing and reviewing materials for the Board of Directors and its committees and the company's proxy statement. Prepare company documents, such as minutes, consents, resolutions and certificates, charters and policies. Advise on other securities law issues, including the company's insider trading policy and Regulation FD compliance. Advise on the company's financing activities, including preparing related documents and advising internal clients. Advise on the executive compensation matters and preparing/reviewing equity compensation disclosure. Review and analyze earnings releases, analyst/investor conferences, disclosure issues and shareholder proposals. Collaborate with, advise, and support a broad range of departments and functions, including accounting, treasury, investor relations, corporate affairs and others as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and top academic credentials. Must have 5+ years of strong experience with SEC, corporate governance and corporate finance. Prior law firm experience is required. In-house corporate experience is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Illinois - Head of Corporate Compliance
Refer job# A7Q325155
 
Head of Corporate Compliance
The candidate will work closely with the board of directors, executive committee members, business unit leaders and process owners in developing and leading a comprehensive compliance framework addressing regulatory, contractual and internal policy concerns while serving as a trusted advisor concerning expansion into new geographies and product offerings. Will report to the Corporate Vice President of Risk Management. Develop, implement and maintain a global ethics and compliance program, the framework of which satisfies Federal Sentencing Guidelines, other global regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Work as part of a team of senior risk leaders in the development of the company's overall integrated risk framework within which the compliance framework shall reside. Work in collaboration with business leaders to identify core areas of compliance requirements, assess current vs. desired state, develop and execute a risk-based, multi-year road map for program implementation. Research and stay abreast of industry best practices, implementing continuous improvement to the compliance framework and programs in achieving greater efficiency and effectiveness. Lead the enterprise-wide compliance initiatives of the company by establishing a network of cross-functional business process owners who serve as compliance owners for their specific areas of compliance responsibility (both regulatory and contractual). Establish the policies, guidelines, systems and procedures by which compliance owners will fulfill their compliance responsibilities, such that consistency is achieved throughout the organization and enterprise-wide reporting may be provided to executive management and the Board. Provide Executive Committee and Board of Directors regular and ad-hoc reporting regarding enterprise-wide compliance program metrics and other trends in compliance program efforts. Provide information that serves to educate executives and board directors with respect to their fiduciary responsibilities and changes thereto. Provide compliance and risk guidance to senior management to include consultation with business leaders to identify and incorporate compliance risks and requirements in support of the company's growth initiatives, new product lines and expanding geographical footprint. Serve as corporate SME with respect to corporate compliance requirements. Oversee specific subject matter compliance areas within the Compliance department. Provide leadership of the company's Corporate Policy program to include the framework by which enterprise-wide policies are developed, vetted, approved, communicated, maintained and monitored for compliance. Serve as the company's ethics officer, overseeing the 'code of conduct' and 'whistleblower hotline' programs to include policy development, communication and training, conduct of investigations and external reporting. Drive, monitor and evaluate programs designed to ensure that ethics and integrity remain a strong value of the enterprise.

The candidate should have a B.A./B.S. degree in business, public administration or related field and J.D. degree. Must have 15+ years of experience in corporate legal/compliance function to include: 4 years with a broad, generalist corporate counsel background; 8 years developing and implementing organizational ethics and compliance programs; and 3 years serving as senior compliance leader for an international publicly traded company. Professional Certifications in relevant subject matters preferred. Should have demonstrated successful experience in influencing and driving enterprise-wide, cross-functional corporate initiatives. Experience with criminal and civil law procedures, investigative methodology, and case management needed. Should have expert knowledge of industry best practices and regulatory requirements (Federal Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory requirements) as related to publicly traded company compliance program efforts.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Illinois - Transfer Pricing Manager
Refer job# JVO825146
 
Transfer Pricing Manager
The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the intercompany pricing arrangements. The majority of the work involves international tax and transfer pricing planning, implementing, managing, documenting, and defending of the company's innovative intellectual property program, which involves cross-border intellectual property transfers, licensing, and research and development services. Will report to and work closely with the Director of Transfer Pricing, other members of the global Corporate Tax team, and operating business personnel around the world in developing, implementing, and support global transfer pricing policies and strategies with the aim to mitigate global tax risks, reduce the corporate effective tax rate, and repatriate cash. Manage day-to-day transfer pricing issues and establish procedures to facilitate compliance with applicable income tax practices and regulations in the United States and in foreign jurisdictions. Work with the Director of Transfer Pricing, to formulate the intellectual property and transfer pricing strategies. Plan, implement, manage, document, and defend the intellectual property program worldwide. Manage the company's global transfer pricing function, strategies, and policies. Assist corporate and business units' compliance with the company's global transfer pricing policies and local tax rules and regulations. Work directly with business units to achieve business objectives. Identify, model, analyze, and present opportunities to reduce the global effective tax rate and/or cash taxes paid. Manage and mitigate transfer pricing exposures. Manage or support preparation of transfer pricing documentation, audit defense files, and completion of requests from tax authorities in coordination with local country finance personnel and external advisors as necessary. Work with the legal department and other personnel to develop and maintain intercompany agreements. Monitor and advise of changes related to global transfer pricing law and respond accordingly to maintain compliance. Manage other complex special projects as assigned. Manage staff to accomplish above-mentioned goals.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferably with MBA, MST, CPA, Ph.D., or J.D. degree. Must have 5-8 years of corporate tax, legal (i.e., international tax or transfer pricing), or Big 4 accounting firm experience. Strong ability to learn and understand complex legal, tax, transfer pricing, and operational intellectual property issues required. Minimal travel is required depending on company needs.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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