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Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Governance And M&a

Owings Mills MD Senior Legal Counsel - Corporate Governance and M&A The candidate will provide legal advice on filings with the SEC, including Form 10-K and Proxy Statements, making determinations concerning required filings, and advising management of new disclosure requirements. Advise Senior Legal Counsel in preparing for meetings with public company board of directors, and the board of directors for entities throughout EMEA and APAC. Develop corporate governance policies and implement legal controls to help ensure sound corporate governance practices. Provide advice on best practices for management reporting to corporate boards. Provide legal advice and business counsel to the company on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and other strategic transactions. Should have Law degree from accredited school of law and member in good standing of a state bar in the United States or licensed to practice law in the EU or U.K. Should have 9 years of related work experience. Must have in-depth knowledge of corporate governance laws and practices. Must have complex M&A legal experience. Must have knowledge of US public company reporting requirements. Strong oral and writing skills. Strong influencing and leadership skills, including decisiveness on legal issues combined with willingness to collaborate and share knowledge. Ability to interact effectively and work in partnership with a diverse group of internal and external contacts. Ability to balance the needs of individual business units with a broader understanding of the objectives of the firm as a whole. Excellent conflict management skills. Preferred: In-depth specialized knowledge of global corporate governance and merger and acquisitions laws and practices. Knowledge of Maryland corporate laws. Knowledge of international corporate laws. Knowledge of SMCR regime. Knowledge of governance for OEICs and SICAVs. Legal 9 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-13

Corporate Governance & Policies Attorney

Westbury NY Corporate Governance & Policies Attorney Duties: Assists the CCGO and other members of legal and consumer regulatory compliance teams in advising management of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, the Company) concerning legal rights and obligations relating to various areas of law, including, among others: corporate, securities, consumer financial protection, mergers and acquisitions, banking, contracts, real estate, and lending. Assists in various corporate governance, legal advisory, and transactional functions under the supervision and direction of the CCGO, including, among other things: Supports corporate legal function in advising company management regarding various corporate, securities, bank regulatory, consumer financial protection, and other functions, with respect to, among others, corporate policies and procedures, responding to regulatory inquiries, coordinating and implementing company-wide governance initiatives, ensuring the implementation of related training programs; Coordinates the policies management function as directed by the CCGO, including by ensuring that written policies and procedures to support all applicable federal and state regulatory requirements are developed, approved, and maintained and drafting corporate and other policies and procedures and other governance documents; Aides the CCGO in performing legal work relating to various governance, corporate, and regulatory matters and assists with various aspects of governance for executive management and the Company and affiliate Boards of Directors or other governing bodies; Communicates with lines of business regarding policy drafting and implementation; Oversees and coordinates development and application of monitoring and reporting controls relating to policy drafting and implementation, and related governance matters. Supports corporate counsel in advising regarding legal matters relating to various bank regulatory compliance functions, including with respect to, among other things, maintaining compliance policies, preparing and filing compliance program documents, responding to regulatory exams, coordinating and implementing company-wide compliance initiatives, ensuring the implementation of compliance training programs; Works with the CCGO and other members of corporate legal team, executive management, compliance department, and appropriate division heads to support governance and policy compliance initiatives; Researches and interprets laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to the Company; Monitors information sources (e.g., Federal Register, banking news) for selected legal and regulatory developments; Coordinates with other responsible Company officers (e.g., Compliance Officer, CRA Officer, Bank Secrecy Officer) to ensure compliance is maintained under applicable federal and state law, rule and regulation and under the Company's Compliance Management Policy; and Conducts other duties as are assigned by the CCGO or Executive Management from time to time. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.

Requirements: JD Degree and admission to the Bar is required. Must be a Licensed member of the Bar in the State of New York. 5+ years of experience in related fields (corporate, securities, bank regulatory law). Preference for experience in (a) corporate legal department in the areas of corporate and securities law, bank regulation, and contracts; (b) public company legal department; (c) large law firm. Knowledge and understanding of basic legal principals, as well as the fundamentals of corporate governance and business management within an organization such as the Company's and the role of outside counsel in performing various legal matters on behalf of the Company. Proficient in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Well organized, self-motivated, efficient and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to understand and manage corporate and Corporate Legal Department records in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures (e.g., file maintenance systems) and ensure maximum accuracy in properly maintaining, retrieving, and delivering relevant documents within the Department and in communications with parties outside the Department and the Company, keeping pace with significant legal document flows relating to various types of legal matters (including, e.g., litigation, transactional, corporate governance, and regulatory matters). Ability to maintain awareness of legal and other deadlines and scheduling issues relevant to the legal affairs function, effectively coordinate and communicate regarding same with other professionals within the organization. Ability to read, understand and organize basic corporate legal, contract, and litigation documents. Ability to read and interpret laws, rules, regulations, judicial and administrative cases, contracts, and other legal documents. Ability to write legal and other memoranda, reports and correspondence. Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with the highest standards established by the Company and the Company's Corporate Legal Department. Ability to speak effectively with business partners and adversaries, in court, and before groups of Company employees.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-09

Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Governance And Securities

Memphis TN Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Governance and Securities Responsibilities: Assisting in Company compliance with federal and state securities laws and reporting/disclosure requirements, including Sarbanes?Oxley and NASDAQ rules and regulations. Preparing and/or reviewing periodic reports, proxy statements and other filings required by the SEC and NASDAQ, including 10Ks, 10Qs, Form 4s, 10b5?1 plans and stock?based compensation plans. Advising on insider trading and Section 16 issues for directors and officers. Handling corporate governance matters, assisting in the preparation for board and committee meetings, and assisting with the maintenance of corporate minute books and records for all Company entities. Guiding mergers and acquisitions activities, including conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating stock and asset purchase agreements and supporting integration activities. Supporting the legal aspects of stock and financing transactions including credit agreements, and other treasury and tax?related matters. Assisting in the Company's ESG initiatives including developing processes to collect and disclose data to investors and other stakeholders. Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and company policies generally applicable to the Company business. Providing high quality legal advice and counsel in a timely fashion to senior management in the legal and business teams. Working with outside counsel on various legal matters as appropriate. Managing team members on a project basis. Willingness to handle other projects and matters as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements: JD Degree with 10-12 years experience. Good standing in a state bar with the ability to join the Tennessee Bar. Expertise in corporate governance for a public company, SEC, SOX, NASDAQ and other pertinent laws and regulations, preferably developed through a combination of large law firm and public corporation experience. Significant corporate transactions and M&A experience. Top academic record. Excellent attention to detail. Strong business acumen. Creative problem solver with customer focus and can do attitude. Ability to multitask with a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines within a changing, fast?paced environment. Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Able to easily build rapport and the gain the confidence and respect of peers and senior leaders. Demonstrated ability to handle difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
Legal 10 - 12 Full-time 2021-01-09

Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Governance And Securities Professional

Philadelphia PA Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Governance and Securities Professional Candidate will be: Responsible for providing legal guidance and support to all levels of management with regards to area of legal specialty. Serve as a key member of the Corporate Governance and Securities team for Fortune 50 company, reporting to the VP, Senior Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Will: Handle variety of legal and governance matters with a principal focus on contributing to the development of proxy statement and corporate governance, environmental and social (ESG) disclosures. Support public company corporate governance and corporate secretarial function with a variety of responsibilities such as: Refining various Board-related processes and matters; providing advice on fiduciary duties and oversight responsibilities; and assisting with preparation of annual meeting of shareholders, annual director independence review process, Section 16 filings, preparation of Board resolutions, and other general corporate legal and governance matters as needed. Anticipate ESG focus areas of inventors, regulators and other stakeholders, including by regular benchmarking and analysis of ESG best practices and supporting related-communications with investors and other stakeholders. Work in close partnership and collaboration with a wide variety of subject matter experts, including Corporate and divisional lawyers, environmental sustainability teams, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team, human resources, accounting, government affairs, procurement, finance, investor relations and corporate communications. JD Degree is required. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-09

Corporate Governance And Regulatory Counsel

New Braunfels TX Corporate Governance and Regulatory Counsel Duties: Spending day to help build the disruptive force and some of the world s most disruptive companies. Designed to partner with teams, including Legal, Finance, Accounting to provide legal guidance and assist with administration of business operations, corporate structure, and transactions. Providing support and guidance on corporate and regulatory matters. Contribute to corporate governance processes, including general recordkeeping, preparation of board and committee materials and provide support for corporate development activities, including mergers and acquisitions and strategic corporate partnerships. Creation and management of legal entities. Working closely with leaders across the company on corporate governance. Working on equity matters, including equity plans, capitalization table, and compensation issues. Assist with regulatory compliance matters and filings, and annual stockholder meetings. Primary legal responsibility for regulatory filings, M&A, and related work. Lead counsel for subsidiary structuring, management, and compliance for all entities both domestic and international. Help counsel the business with respect to other legal matters, including real estate, tax, and insurance. Effectively manage outside counsel as needed. Identifying and implementing methods for improving and streamlining existing processes. Creating and rolling out long-term legal strategies and new processes.

Requirements: JD Degree required, admitted to any state Bar. 3+ years legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department related to corporate and securities. Significant regulatory experience, including SEC reporting and compliance. Able to work autonomously while exercising sound judgment in a fast-paced environment. An experienced and skilled corporate and securities Attorney. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Ability to balance legal risk and business objectives Nice to haves: Experience with GSuite, Zoom, Salesforce, DocuSign. Experience at a top international law firm. Graduate of a top law school. Entity management and/or M&A experience. Time in-house at a leading technology company. In-house experience handling SEC filings.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-31

Senior Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance

Chicago IL Senior Counsel - Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Advise on SEC reporting, including Forms 10-K/Q, 8-K, and the proxy statement. Advise on earnings and other financial releases. Advise on corporate financing issues, including debt offerings and the share repurchase program. Support the Corporate Secretary s office on Board and Committee materials. Assist with shareholder engagement on ESG matters. Advise on Delaware law issues, including issues related to the by-laws or charter. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including treasury, investor relations, and accounting.

Qualifications: JD degree and admitted to practice in the U.S.. 7+ years of experience in the field. Prior in-house experience a plus. Thorough understanding of SEC rules. Knowledge of the NYSE listing standards and reporting requirements. Strong analytical and writing skills. Working knowledge of financial statements. Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams. Ability to communicate complex issues effectively to senior level business leaders.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-25

Manager, Counsel - Corporate Governance

Richmond VA Manager, Counsel - Corporate Governance Duties: Researching current and emerging governance practices, including impacts of new regulations. Advising and minuting the company's senior management committee meetings, assisting in agenda setting for the meetings, and retaining official records on behalf of the committees. Reviewing and providing advice to senior leaders regarding their reports to the Board and its committees. Overseeing the legal entity management and corporate secretarial function for the company's subsidiaries, including formations, dissolutions and ongoing maintenance, director and officer appointments, and annual reports, and other secretary of state filings. Overseeing the production, distribution and retention of materials issued to the Board and its committees. Partnering with other subject matter experts across the organization on projects involving corporate governance. Overseeing third-party management requirements relating to vendors engaged by the team, including the company's registered agent and board portal service provider. Responding to requests for official records in connection with audits, examinations and transactions.

Qualifications: JD Degree and member in good standing of at least one state Bar. 3+ years of law firm or in-house legal department experience (or a combination of the two) with a primary focus on corporate governance and corporate law. Preferred Qualifications: 4+ years of experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel with a financial institution engaged in corporate governance and corporate law. Ability to manage multiple projects, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues. Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others. Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail. Ability to work cooperatively with internal constituents to manage efficient processes and get issues resolved across organizational boundaries. Ability to prioritize and manage a significant volume of questions on a broad array of topics with multiple and simultaneous deadlines. Ability to rapidly synthesize new information and make timely, well-grounded decisions.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-23

Senior Corporate Governance Counsel

San Francisco CA Senior Corporate Governance Counsel Duties: Collaborative and can work closely to build trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders through cross-functional partnerships. Commercially savvy with an ability to discern business needs while exercising discretion with respect to highly confidential/sensitive information. Aligned with the LTSE mission and excited about impacting the long-term success of companies through strategic governance. Eager to leverage your legal experience within an entrepreneurial customer development environment to impact many companies.

Qualifications: Substantial practical legal expertise driven by execution experience with corporate governance, shareholder proposals, and capital markets transactions. Experience drafting company disclosures and policies while working in-house, directly with a General Counsel. Flexibility to work with customers across different stages and experience levels, including General Counsels and senior executive teams. Entrepreneurial spirit, incurable optimism, and a startup mindset. This is an opportunity to build new processes and to uncover new ways to support our customers.. A strong foundational knowledge of corporate governance and securities law. Nice to haves: IPO and/or equity capital markets experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills supported by any publicly available collateral (blog posts, white papers, interviews, etc.).
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-21

Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel (Remote)

Teaneck NJ Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel (Remote) Candidate will: Provide legal advice and counsel to the Board of Directors, Board committees, executive leadership, business and administrative units, and others in all areas of securities regulation and compliance, corporate governance, and Delaware corporation law, including without limitation: the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related rules; The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) Listing Rules; the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002; the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; and the Delaware General Corporation Law. Support Board, Board Committee, executive leadership and disclosure meetings with pre-read materials, resolutions, whitepapers, minutes, and post-meeting action items, as requested., and any related processes. Provide legal counsel to the Controller's and Finance and Accounting organizations and to Investor Relations for matters relating to securities law compliance and disclosure, including without limitation: the preparation and filing of Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K; quarterly earnings releases and call materials; investor meetings and presentations; Regulation FD; Regulation G; and general disclosure matters. Ownership of the proxy statement and annual meeting processes, from initial drafting through filing/printing/mailing and the holding of the annual meeting. Ownership together with Investor Relations for the shareholder engagement process, including creation of materials and director preparation. Provide legal counsel to the Human Resources organization for executive compensation matters and agreements, including relevant securities law compliance and disclosure, and to the Corporate Secretary with respect to director compensation matters. Provide legal counsel to the Marketing and Public Relations organizations for matters related to press releases, marketing claims and other public disclosure matters. Administer the company's Insider Trading Policy and Trading Window Period and Rule 10b5-1 plans. Manage the Section 16 filing process and advise directors and executive officers with respect to such filings. Oversee the work of the corporate governance group that manages the corporate documents and filings for the Company's 160+ subsidiaries around the world. Provide legal advice and assistance to the Treasury organization on banking agreements, securities transactions and other treasury matters. Provide legal counsel on a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day operations of the Company, and support executive management and various departments, including Controllership, Finance and Accounting, Investor Relations, Equity Compensation, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing, Treasury and Tax. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-16
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Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Governance And M&a
Refer job# QADU154511
 
Senior Legal Counsel - Corporate Governance and M&A The candidate will provide legal advice on filings with the SEC, including Form 10-K and Proxy Statements, making determinations concerning required filings, and advising management of new disclosure requirements. Advise Senior Legal Counsel in preparing for meetings with public company board of directors, and the board of directors for entities throughout EMEA and APAC. Develop corporate governance policies and implement legal controls to help ensure sound corporate governance practices. Provide advice on best practices for management reporting to corporate boards. Provide legal advice and business counsel to the company on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and other strategic transactions. Should have Law degree from accredited school of law and member in good standing of a state bar in the United States or licensed to practice law in the EU or U.K. Should have 9 years of related work experience. Must have in-depth knowledge of corporate governance laws and practices. Must have complex M&A legal experience. Must have knowledge of US public company reporting requirements. Strong oral and writing skills. Strong influencing and leadership skills, including decisiveness on legal issues combined with willingness to collaborate and share knowledge. Ability to interact effectively and work in partnership with a diverse group of internal and external contacts. Ability to balance the needs of individual business units with a broader understanding of the objectives of the firm as a whole. Excellent conflict management skills. Preferred: In-depth specialized knowledge of global corporate governance and merger and acquisitions laws and practices. Knowledge of Maryland corporate laws. Knowledge of international corporate laws. Knowledge of SMCR regime. Knowledge of governance for OEICs and SICAVs.
 
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Corporate Governance & Policies Attorney
Refer job# MZUM154451
 
Corporate Governance & Policies Attorney Duties: Assists the CCGO and other members of legal and consumer regulatory compliance teams in advising management of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, the Company) concerning legal rights and obligations relating to various areas of law, including, among others: corporate, securities, consumer financial protection, mergers and acquisitions, banking, contracts, real estate, and lending. Assists in various corporate governance, legal advisory, and transactional functions under the supervision and direction of the CCGO, including, among other things: Supports corporate legal function in advising company management regarding various corporate, securities, bank regulatory, consumer financial protection, and other functions, with respect to, among others, corporate policies and procedures, responding to regulatory inquiries, coordinating and implementing company-wide governance initiatives, ensuring the implementation of related training programs; Coordinates the policies management function as directed by the CCGO, including by ensuring that written policies and procedures to support all applicable federal and state regulatory requirements are developed, approved, and maintained and drafting corporate and other policies and procedures and other governance documents; Aides the CCGO in performing legal work relating to various governance, corporate, and regulatory matters and assists with various aspects of governance for executive management and the Company and affiliate Boards of Directors or other governing bodies; Communicates with lines of business regarding policy drafting and implementation; Oversees and coordinates development and application of monitoring and reporting controls relating to policy drafting and implementation, and related governance matters. Supports corporate counsel in advising regarding legal matters relating to various bank regulatory compliance functions, including with respect to, among other things, maintaining compliance policies, preparing and filing compliance program documents, responding to regulatory exams, coordinating and implementing company-wide compliance initiatives, ensuring the implementation of compliance training programs; Works with the CCGO and other members of corporate legal team, executive management, compliance department, and appropriate division heads to support governance and policy compliance initiatives; Researches and interprets laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to the Company; Monitors information sources (e.g., Federal Register, banking news) for selected legal and regulatory developments; Coordinates with other responsible Company officers (e.g., Compliance Officer, CRA Officer, Bank Secrecy Officer) to ensure compliance is maintained under applicable federal and state law, rule and regulation and under the Company's Compliance Management Policy; and Conducts other duties as are assigned by the CCGO or Executive Management from time to time. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.

Requirements: JD Degree and admission to the Bar is required. Must be a Licensed member of the Bar in the State of New York. 5+ years of experience in related fields (corporate, securities, bank regulatory law). Preference for experience in (a) corporate legal department in the areas of corporate and securities law, bank regulation, and contracts; (b) public company legal department; (c) large law firm. Knowledge and understanding of basic legal principals, as well as the fundamentals of corporate governance and business management within an organization such as the Company's and the role of outside counsel in performing various legal matters on behalf of the Company. Proficient in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Well organized, self-motivated, efficient and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to understand and manage corporate and Corporate Legal Department records in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures (e.g., file maintenance systems) and ensure maximum accuracy in properly maintaining, retrieving, and delivering relevant documents within the Department and in communications with parties outside the Department and the Company, keeping pace with significant legal document flows relating to various types of legal matters (including, e.g., litigation, transactional, corporate governance, and regulatory matters). Ability to maintain awareness of legal and other deadlines and scheduling issues relevant to the legal affairs function, effectively coordinate and communicate regarding same with other professionals within the organization. Ability to read, understand and organize basic corporate legal, contract, and litigation documents. Ability to read and interpret laws, rules, regulations, judicial and administrative cases, contracts, and other legal documents. Ability to write legal and other memoranda, reports and correspondence. Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with the highest standards established by the Company and the Company's Corporate Legal Department. Ability to speak effectively with business partners and adversaries, in court, and before groups of Company employees.
 
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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Governance And Securities
Refer job# FVVV154453
 
Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Governance and Securities Responsibilities: Assisting in Company compliance with federal and state securities laws and reporting/disclosure requirements, including Sarbanes?Oxley and NASDAQ rules and regulations. Preparing and/or reviewing periodic reports, proxy statements and other filings required by the SEC and NASDAQ, including 10Ks, 10Qs, Form 4s, 10b5?1 plans and stock?based compensation plans. Advising on insider trading and Section 16 issues for directors and officers. Handling corporate governance matters, assisting in the preparation for board and committee meetings, and assisting with the maintenance of corporate minute books and records for all Company entities. Guiding mergers and acquisitions activities, including conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating stock and asset purchase agreements and supporting integration activities. Supporting the legal aspects of stock and financing transactions including credit agreements, and other treasury and tax?related matters. Assisting in the Company's ESG initiatives including developing processes to collect and disclose data to investors and other stakeholders. Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and company policies generally applicable to the Company business. Providing high quality legal advice and counsel in a timely fashion to senior management in the legal and business teams. Working with outside counsel on various legal matters as appropriate. Managing team members on a project basis. Willingness to handle other projects and matters as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements: JD Degree with 10-12 years experience. Good standing in a state bar with the ability to join the Tennessee Bar. Expertise in corporate governance for a public company, SEC, SOX, NASDAQ and other pertinent laws and regulations, preferably developed through a combination of large law firm and public corporation experience. Significant corporate transactions and M&A experience. Top academic record. Excellent attention to detail. Strong business acumen. Creative problem solver with customer focus and can do attitude. Ability to multitask with a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines within a changing, fast?paced environment. Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Able to easily build rapport and the gain the confidence and respect of peers and senior leaders. Demonstrated ability to handle difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
 
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Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Governance And Securities Professional
Refer job# UVJW154470
 
Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Governance and Securities Professional Candidate will be: Responsible for providing legal guidance and support to all levels of management with regards to area of legal specialty. Serve as a key member of the Corporate Governance and Securities team for Fortune 50 company, reporting to the VP, Senior Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Will: Handle variety of legal and governance matters with a principal focus on contributing to the development of proxy statement and corporate governance, environmental and social (ESG) disclosures. Support public company corporate governance and corporate secretarial function with a variety of responsibilities such as: Refining various Board-related processes and matters; providing advice on fiduciary duties and oversight responsibilities; and assisting with preparation of annual meeting of shareholders, annual director independence review process, Section 16 filings, preparation of Board resolutions, and other general corporate legal and governance matters as needed. Anticipate ESG focus areas of inventors, regulators and other stakeholders, including by regular benchmarking and analysis of ESG best practices and supporting related-communications with investors and other stakeholders. Work in close partnership and collaboration with a wide variety of subject matter experts, including Corporate and divisional lawyers, environmental sustainability teams, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team, human resources, accounting, government affairs, procurement, finance, investor relations and corporate communications. JD Degree is required.
 
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Corporate Governance And Regulatory Counsel
Refer job# NMVS154286
 
Corporate Governance and Regulatory Counsel Duties: Spending day to help build the disruptive force and some of the world s most disruptive companies. Designed to partner with teams, including Legal, Finance, Accounting to provide legal guidance and assist with administration of business operations, corporate structure, and transactions. Providing support and guidance on corporate and regulatory matters. Contribute to corporate governance processes, including general recordkeeping, preparation of board and committee materials and provide support for corporate development activities, including mergers and acquisitions and strategic corporate partnerships. Creation and management of legal entities. Working closely with leaders across the company on corporate governance. Working on equity matters, including equity plans, capitalization table, and compensation issues. Assist with regulatory compliance matters and filings, and annual stockholder meetings. Primary legal responsibility for regulatory filings, M&A, and related work. Lead counsel for subsidiary structuring, management, and compliance for all entities both domestic and international. Help counsel the business with respect to other legal matters, including real estate, tax, and insurance. Effectively manage outside counsel as needed. Identifying and implementing methods for improving and streamlining existing processes. Creating and rolling out long-term legal strategies and new processes.

Requirements: JD Degree required, admitted to any state Bar. 3+ years legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department related to corporate and securities. Significant regulatory experience, including SEC reporting and compliance. Able to work autonomously while exercising sound judgment in a fast-paced environment. An experienced and skilled corporate and securities Attorney. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Ability to balance legal risk and business objectives Nice to haves: Experience with GSuite, Zoom, Salesforce, DocuSign. Experience at a top international law firm. Graduate of a top law school. Entity management and/or M&A experience. Time in-house at a leading technology company. In-house experience handling SEC filings.
 
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Senior Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance
Refer job# FBBM154168
 
Senior Counsel - Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Advise on SEC reporting, including Forms 10-K/Q, 8-K, and the proxy statement. Advise on earnings and other financial releases. Advise on corporate financing issues, including debt offerings and the share repurchase program. Support the Corporate Secretary s office on Board and Committee materials. Assist with shareholder engagement on ESG matters. Advise on Delaware law issues, including issues related to the by-laws or charter. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including treasury, investor relations, and accounting.

Qualifications: JD degree and admitted to practice in the U.S.. 7+ years of experience in the field. Prior in-house experience a plus. Thorough understanding of SEC rules. Knowledge of the NYSE listing standards and reporting requirements. Strong analytical and writing skills. Working knowledge of financial statements. Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams. Ability to communicate complex issues effectively to senior level business leaders.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Manager, Counsel - Corporate Governance
Refer job# DITY154135
 
Manager, Counsel - Corporate Governance Duties: Researching current and emerging governance practices, including impacts of new regulations. Advising and minuting the company's senior management committee meetings, assisting in agenda setting for the meetings, and retaining official records on behalf of the committees. Reviewing and providing advice to senior leaders regarding their reports to the Board and its committees. Overseeing the legal entity management and corporate secretarial function for the company's subsidiaries, including formations, dissolutions and ongoing maintenance, director and officer appointments, and annual reports, and other secretary of state filings. Overseeing the production, distribution and retention of materials issued to the Board and its committees. Partnering with other subject matter experts across the organization on projects involving corporate governance. Overseeing third-party management requirements relating to vendors engaged by the team, including the company's registered agent and board portal service provider. Responding to requests for official records in connection with audits, examinations and transactions.

Qualifications: JD Degree and member in good standing of at least one state Bar. 3+ years of law firm or in-house legal department experience (or a combination of the two) with a primary focus on corporate governance and corporate law. Preferred Qualifications: 4+ years of experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel with a financial institution engaged in corporate governance and corporate law. Ability to manage multiple projects, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues. Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others. Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail. Ability to work cooperatively with internal constituents to manage efficient processes and get issues resolved across organizational boundaries. Ability to prioritize and manage a significant volume of questions on a broad array of topics with multiple and simultaneous deadlines. Ability to rapidly synthesize new information and make timely, well-grounded decisions.
 
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Senior Corporate Governance Counsel
Refer job# QSOB154107
 
Senior Corporate Governance Counsel Duties: Collaborative and can work closely to build trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders through cross-functional partnerships. Commercially savvy with an ability to discern business needs while exercising discretion with respect to highly confidential/sensitive information. Aligned with the LTSE mission and excited about impacting the long-term success of companies through strategic governance. Eager to leverage your legal experience within an entrepreneurial customer development environment to impact many companies.

Qualifications: Substantial practical legal expertise driven by execution experience with corporate governance, shareholder proposals, and capital markets transactions. Experience drafting company disclosures and policies while working in-house, directly with a General Counsel. Flexibility to work with customers across different stages and experience levels, including General Counsels and senior executive teams. Entrepreneurial spirit, incurable optimism, and a startup mindset. This is an opportunity to build new processes and to uncover new ways to support our customers.. A strong foundational knowledge of corporate governance and securities law. Nice to haves: IPO and/or equity capital markets experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills supported by any publicly available collateral (blog posts, white papers, interviews, etc.).
 
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Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel (Remote)
Refer job# KLNO153924
 
Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel (Remote) Candidate will: Provide legal advice and counsel to the Board of Directors, Board committees, executive leadership, business and administrative units, and others in all areas of securities regulation and compliance, corporate governance, and Delaware corporation law, including without limitation: the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related rules; The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) Listing Rules; the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002; the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; and the Delaware General Corporation Law. Support Board, Board Committee, executive leadership and disclosure meetings with pre-read materials, resolutions, whitepapers, minutes, and post-meeting action items, as requested., and any related processes. Provide legal counsel to the Controller's and Finance and Accounting organizations and to Investor Relations for matters relating to securities law compliance and disclosure, including without limitation: the preparation and filing of Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K; quarterly earnings releases and call materials; investor meetings and presentations; Regulation FD; Regulation G; and general disclosure matters. Ownership of the proxy statement and annual meeting processes, from initial drafting through filing/printing/mailing and the holding of the annual meeting. Ownership together with Investor Relations for the shareholder engagement process, including creation of materials and director preparation. Provide legal counsel to the Human Resources organization for executive compensation matters and agreements, including relevant securities law compliance and disclosure, and to the Corporate Secretary with respect to director compensation matters. Provide legal counsel to the Marketing and Public Relations organizations for matters related to press releases, marketing claims and other public disclosure matters. Administer the company's Insider Trading Policy and Trading Window Period and Rule 10b5-1 plans. Manage the Section 16 filing process and advise directors and executive officers with respect to such filings. Oversee the work of the corporate governance group that manages the corporate documents and filings for the Company's 160+ subsidiaries around the world. Provide legal advice and assistance to the Treasury organization on banking agreements, securities transactions and other treasury matters. Provide legal counsel on a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day operations of the Company, and support executive management and various departments, including Controllership, Finance and Accounting, Investor Relations, Equity Compensation, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing, Treasury and Tax.
 
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