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Corporate Securities Counsel

Vancouver WA Corporate Securities Counsel The candidate will prepare, manage, and oversee the company's SEC filings, including periodic reports, current reports, proxy statements, securities offerings, and other related filings. Will advise the company and its Board of Directors and committees in the areas of public disclosures, corporate governance and policies, oversight, executive compensation, and other public company obligations and best practices. Advise the company and internal stakeholders regarding external communications, including those related to earnings releases, press releases, and investor presentations. Advise the company and internal stakeholders regarding compliance with SEC and exchange rules and regulations. Provide support for other projects, including assisting with equity offerings as directed by the company's General Counsel. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with a license in good standing to practice law in a US jurisdiction. Must have 10+ years of experience in public company corporate and securities law in a law firm or corporate environment or comparable experience/expertise. Experience implementing and maintaining public company reporting processes and procedures is required. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-31

Counsel Legal & Business Affairs - Corp & Securities

New York City NY Counsel Legal & Business Affairs - Corp & Securities Duties: Manage drafting of Proxy and process generally, including gathering information from various business units for populating Proxy; assist with Internal Audit request for back-up; advise on disclosure issues and provide guidance to business units providing data. Review/revise relevant portions of SEC filings (10Qs/Ks, 8Ks, Form 4s). Manage D&O Questionnaire process, including updating questionnaires, coordinating distribution, review of completed questionnaires for disclosure issues. Assist with Form 3/4/5 filings and management of Section 16 compliance. Manage NYSE compliance; complete required filings, deliver various notices, etc.. Draft and negotiate commercial corporate contracts and engagement letters, including support of Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Procurement and Corporate Events departments. Assist with related party transactions; maintain records of transactions and completed approval paperwork; maintain inter-company agreements; draft various amendments/updates as arrangements change; coordinate among various business units to gather information when documenting terms of arrangements on ongoing basis. Assist with various aspects of annual shareholders meeting, including coordination of materials, volunteers and logistics, etc. Assist with/manage aircraft matters, including drafting/negotiation agreements related to aircraft use and/or aircraft services; advice Finance on appropriate billing and allocation of expense. Assist with credit facility compliance and related matters (e.g., quarterly compliance certificates; loan assignments, etc.). Oversee subsidiary management and compliance with various states. Review/negotiation of bank account agreements and support credit agreement compliance. Assist with transfer agent and equity plan administration matters. Support Board and Committee meetings and distributions. Manage company policies and trainings. Responsiveness to client inquiries and provision of accurate and practical legal advice. Devote time and resources to keep current on relevant corporate laws, to keep abreast of legal legislative and regulatory issues and anticipate trends and changes. Supervise outside counsel; review work product.

Qualifications: Legal education and JD Degree from top accredited law school required; 3-5 years of experience of corporate legal experience in a top law firm. Licensed to practice in New York or eligible for registration in New York as in-house counsel. Committed to working with integrity and producing excellent, accurate work in a timely manner. Good judgment and ability to set priorities. Demonstrated creative, flexible problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a high-pressure environment. Excellent oral, written skills and advanced computer skills. Must be a self-starter, be organized, have a sense of urgency and a dedicated team player. Excellent writing and quantitative analytical skills. Highly functional with Word and Excel. Completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-03-31

Director And Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities And Corporate Governance

San Rafael CA Director and Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Manages the preparation and filing of periodic and annual reports and other securities-law filings, including Securities and Exchange Commission filings on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, and proxy materials. Assists in the preparation of earnings releases, annual meetings and other relevant public announcements in collaboration with key stakeholders including finance and investor relations functions. Assists with board and committee meeting logistics, including coordinating, preparing, and distributing board/committee materials, meeting agendas, notifications, minutes and governance matters. Provides legal advice and support with respect to acquisitions, global stock plans, executive compensation, subsidiary management, investor relations, shareholder outreach and other corporate matters. Contributes to innovative corporate governance policies and best practices by recommending policies and procedures, while balancing governance needs and the company s goals. Collaborates with corporate legal team to keep senior management and board members apprised of corporate governance trends and developments. Partner with global cross-functional teams including Investor Relations, Public Relations, Controller, Audit, Treasury, Tax and other Legal professionals on various projects. Manages outside counsel to deliver quality and cost effective expert legal guidance on corporate matters as necessary.

Qualifications: Excellent academic credentials. California Bar admission in good standing. 10+ years of corporate law experience and comprehensive securities law experience (including 33 and 34 Act reporting), including broad exposure to corporate governance and compliance matters. Practice at a major law firm, followed by in-house public company experience. Experience in the technology industry. Executive presence and ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior management; strong verbal and analytical skills; exceptional interpersonal skills; highly team-oriented; flexibility as to the types of projects assigned; solid business acumen; ability to thrive in a fast-paced and unstructured environment; sense of urgency in responding to time-sensitive matters; and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-31

Assistant General Counsel - Securities, Governance And Corporate Finance

Milwaukee WI Assistant General Counsel - Securities, Governance and Corporate Finance Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and guidance for securities matters and global subsidiary compliance. Prepare and review SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements (including shareholder proposals and proxy solicitations) and Section 16 reporting, including Forms 3, 4 and 5. Also support officers Rule 10b5-1 plans and compliance. Oversee compliance with all stock exchange rules and regulations, including New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange. Provide legal support to treasury team on all capital markets and debt activities including bond issuances and refinancings, tender offers, commercial paper, and revolving credit facilities. Serve as Assistant Secretary and support the CLO and Deputy CLO in corporate governance activities including board prep, committee meeting minuting, corporate governance, policy management and shareholder and proxy advisory firm outreach. Qualifications: JD degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials, appropriate licensure to practice law in Wisconsin. 5+ years of relevant legal experience, with 3+ years at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities and corporate governance attorney, and significant time spent in-house at a publicly listed company. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC, NYSE and Toronto Stock Exchange. Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred. Must be highly analytical and have exceptional business and legal issue identification and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated track record of cross-functional work and critical thinking skills. Experience working with publicly traded companies. Requisition ID: 10103

Qualifications: JD degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials, appropriate licensure to practice law in Wisconsin. 5+ years of relevant legal experience, with 3+ years at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities and corporate governance attorney, and significant time spent in-house at a publicly listed company. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC, NYSE and Toronto Stock Exchange. Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred. Must be highly analytical and have exceptional business and legal issue identification and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated track record of cross-functional work and critical thinking skills. Experience working with publicly traded companies.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-20

Director, Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities Governance

Seattle WA Director, Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities Governance The candidate will work as a member of the Corporate and Securities team in the Law and Corporate Affairs Department to ensure: Compliance with public company reporting and filing requirements; Support firm corporate governance, securities law compliance; Treasury and 34 Act disclosures. Role will include: 34 Act compliance; Executive compensation (including proxy statement oversight); Treasury work (bond offerings, share repurchases, and hedging instruments); Board of Directors support (including support for the Compensation Committee of the firm Board of Directors). Preferred candidates will have experience both in law firm and in-house public company environments, and will have significant experience with federal securities laws, general corporate governance, executive compensation, corporate finance and strategic commercial transactions, preparation of proxy statements and shareholder meeting materials. 9+ years of relevant substantive legal experience in a law firm or company legal department required. Executive compensation (including proxy statement oversight) required. Experience managing cross-functional teams or projects required. J.D. from accredited law school required. License to practice law in pertinent jurisdictions required. Legal 9 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-19

Assistant General Counsel - Corporate & Securities

San Jose CA Assistant General Counsel - Corporate & Securities The candidate will prepare and review 33 Act and 34 Act filings. Review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of agreements related to Companys business. Review the activities of the company to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Counsel internal clients on legal issues that arise in the course of Companys business including Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, R&D, Compliance, HR and IT. Assist with corporate governance, capitalization management, employment and labor issues, and other matters under the purview of the General Counsel. Manage litigation and respond to claims and governmental inquiries. Manage Corporate Transactions including potential M&A activity. Maintain contract files and corporate books and records.

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Active admission to the State Bar of California with no record of disciplinary or administrative action. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or in-house legal team. Ability and desire to do hands-on legal work while relying on outside counsel judiciously rather than routinely. Pragmatic, business focus with an understanding of business goals and commercial realities as well as legal risks. Exceptional attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, can interact comfortably with executives and senior management. Able to handle high stress, fast-moving situations in a professional, business-like manner. Ability to build good working relationships with both internal business partners and external contacts. Experience representing public corporations in the technology sector. Experience representing companies with operations in Asia. Strong analytical skills and ability to balance business needs with legal risks. Models ethical business behavior and decision making.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-16

Securities Compliance Attorney

Duluth GA Securities Compliance Attorney The candidate to review legislation, ensure proper implementation of procedures in accordance with applicable securities laws and regulations, independently perform research on various compliance and legal issues, conduct testing of the firms compliance with its policies and procedures, and assist with securities regulatory inquiries and examinations. Should have Bachelor's Degree and/or Juris Doctor. Excellent analytical, research, and writing skills are required. Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Should have excellent analytical, research, and writing skills. Excellent PowerPoint, Word, and Excel skills are required. FINRA SIE, Series 7, 24 and 65/66 securities licenses (or obtained within 150 days of hire) is required. Must have either law degree or 2-3 years of professional experience, preferably in the investment industry. Experience with Broker Dealer and/or Registered Investment Adviser is desired. Legal 2 - 3 Full-time 2020-03-16

Senior Legal Editor/Attorney (Capital Markets and Securities)

Portland ME Senior Legal Editor/Attorney (Capital Markets and Securities) The candidate will be researching and writing on legal topics to create attorney-specific resources for the Capital Markets and Corporate Governance Service. Will be conducting all aspects of venture capital and startup financings including seed, bridge, crowdfunding, Regulation A and Series A/B/C/D financings, preferably representing the issuer. The unique array of legal issues facing startup companies and growing businesses with a focus on capital raising and corporate governance and housekeeping. Choosing, drafting and negotiating venture capital and startup financing instruments including term sheets, convertible securities, purchase agreements and SAFEs. Issuer and underwriter/placement agent issues at all stages of registered and unregistered offerings. Conceptualize, draft and edit original legal know-how materials, including practice notes, annotated standard-form documents and transactional checklists for online and print publication. Maintain current awareness of and analyze law and market practice in this area. Focus and shape the future of Practical Laws transactional startups content. Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to plan and lead product demonstrations, webinars and in-person continuing legal education seminars for current and potential subscribers. Assist with the development of special projects undertaken by Thomson Reuters and Practical Law. Organize and conduct webinars on topics of interest to attorneys practicing in the securities law area, and assist with marketing initiatives and sales demonstrations. Write and edit content for Practical Law's companion magazine, Practical Law The Journal: Business Transactions. Develop and use existing relationships with in-house counsel and legal practitioners to ensure that the transactional offerings content is topical and meets their needs.

The candidate should have 8+ years of securities law experience providing advice on transactional matters to a variety of organizations with a strong focus on representing startups and small business organizations. A solid understanding of the needs of law firm attorneys and corporate counsel with respect to all areas of securities law practice essential. Strong knowledge of issues relating specifically to organization of startups and small businesses throughout their life cycles needed. Strong familiarity with issues that impact decisions for startups (such as labor/employment, intellectual property, stock options) essential.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-15

Counsel Legal & Business Affairs-Corp & Securities

New York City NY Counsel Legal & Business Affairs-Corp & Securities The candidate will assist on U.S. securities and corporate law matters. He/she will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of the companys periodic SEC filings (10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks, Proxy Statements), Schedule 13Ds and Section 16 reporting (Form 3, 4 and 5), including ensuring compliance with 34 Act requirements. This position will also (i) support the Corporate Secretary function, including Board/Committee mailings and related matters (ii) draft and negotiate a variety of corporate commercial agreements and provide day-to-day advice and counsel on a broad range of corporate, securities and governance matters to corporate departments. This position will also assist with compliance with credit facilities. Manage drafting of Proxy and process generally, including gathering information from various business units for populating Proxy; assist with Internal Audit request for back-up; advise on disclosure issues and provide guidance to business units providing data. Review/revise relevant portions of SEC filings (10Qs/Ks, 8Ks, Form 4s), Manage D&O Questionnaire process, including updating questionnaires, coordinating distribution, review of completed questionnaires for disclosure issues, Assist with Form 3/4/5 filings and management of Section 16 compliance. Manage NYSE compliance; complete required filings, deliver various notices, etc. Draft and negotiate commercial corporate contracts and engagement letters, including support of Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Procurement and Corporate Events departments. Assist with related party transactions; maintain records of transactions and completed approval paperwork; maintain inter-company agreements; draft various amendments/updates as arrangements change; coordinate among various business units to gather information when documenting terms of arrangements on ongoing basis. Assist with various aspects of annual shareholders meeting, including coordination of materials, volunteers and logistics, etc. Assist with/manage aircraft matters, including drafting/negotiation agreements related to aircraft use and/or aircraft services; advice Finance on appropriate billing and allocation of expense. Assist with credit facility compliance and related matters (e.g., quarterly compliance certificates; loan assignments, etc.). Oversee subsidiary management and compliance with various states. Review/negotiation of bank account agreements and support credit agreement compliance. Assist with transfer agent and equity plan administration matters. Support Board and Committee meetings and distributions. Manage company policies and trainings. Responsiveness to client inquiries and provision of accurate and practical legal advice. Ability to handle ordinary course matters independently. Devote time and resources to keep current on relevant corporate laws, to keep abreast of legal legislative and regulatory issues and anticipate trends and changes. Supervise outside counsel; review work product.

The candidate should have Legal education and JD from top accredited law school required; minimum of 3-5 years of experience of corporate legal experience in a top law firm, Licensed to practice in New York or eligible for registration in New York as in-house counsel, Committed to working with integrity and producing excellent, accurate work in a timely manner. Good judgment and ability to set priorities. Demonstrated creative, flexible problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a high-pressure environment. Excellent oral, written skills and advanced computer skills. Excellent writing and quantitative analytical skills, Highly functional with Word and Excel. Should have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-03-11

Securities Counsel

New York City NY Securities Counsel The candidate will assist the Financial Reporting team in the preparation and review of all of companys SEC filings, including Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings. Review external communications, including press releases, investor presentations, and other announcements, and significant internal communications. Partner with the Investor Relations team on Regulation FD compliance oversight, investor engagement activities, and planning and executing companys Annual Meeting. Work closely with the People team to administer companys Insider Trading Policy and 10b5-1 plans, and related equity matters. Stay current on external governance trends, SEC and NASDAQ developments, and best practices in an evolving regulatory landscape. Maintain and implement policies and procedures relating to securities law compliance and disclosure matters; work closely with our internal audit team on SOX compliance matters. Provide support for the Treasury and Accounting teams in the maintenance of the credit facilities and other financing arrangements. Oversee entity management and corporate filings (local, state, and national); serve as the primary liaison to our Tax and Accounting teams for questions related to our corporate entities.

The candidate should be a member in good standing of the NY, CA, or comparable State Bar. Must have 5+ years of experience at a top law firm or in-house role, with a focus on SEC reporting or securities law compliance and advisory work. In-depth knowledge of corporate and securities law (particularly SEC/NASDAQ rules and regulations). Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills is required. Strong business acumen and ability to advise on business-related legal issues. Superb organizational skills a must. Knowledge about the consumer tech world, familiarity with issues related to high growth, new public issuers is a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-09
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Corporate Securities Counsel
Refer job# POIN148977
 
Corporate Securities Counsel The candidate will prepare, manage, and oversee the company's SEC filings, including periodic reports, current reports, proxy statements, securities offerings, and other related filings. Will advise the company and its Board of Directors and committees in the areas of public disclosures, corporate governance and policies, oversight, executive compensation, and other public company obligations and best practices. Advise the company and internal stakeholders regarding external communications, including those related to earnings releases, press releases, and investor presentations. Advise the company and internal stakeholders regarding compliance with SEC and exchange rules and regulations. Provide support for other projects, including assisting with equity offerings as directed by the company's General Counsel. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with a license in good standing to practice law in a US jurisdiction. Must have 10+ years of experience in public company corporate and securities law in a law firm or corporate environment or comparable experience/expertise. Experience implementing and maintaining public company reporting processes and procedures is required.
 
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Counsel Legal & Business Affairs - Corp & Securities
Refer job# OBRD148995
 
Counsel Legal & Business Affairs - Corp & Securities Duties: Manage drafting of Proxy and process generally, including gathering information from various business units for populating Proxy; assist with Internal Audit request for back-up; advise on disclosure issues and provide guidance to business units providing data. Review/revise relevant portions of SEC filings (10Qs/Ks, 8Ks, Form 4s). Manage D&O Questionnaire process, including updating questionnaires, coordinating distribution, review of completed questionnaires for disclosure issues. Assist with Form 3/4/5 filings and management of Section 16 compliance. Manage NYSE compliance; complete required filings, deliver various notices, etc.. Draft and negotiate commercial corporate contracts and engagement letters, including support of Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Procurement and Corporate Events departments. Assist with related party transactions; maintain records of transactions and completed approval paperwork; maintain inter-company agreements; draft various amendments/updates as arrangements change; coordinate among various business units to gather information when documenting terms of arrangements on ongoing basis. Assist with various aspects of annual shareholders meeting, including coordination of materials, volunteers and logistics, etc. Assist with/manage aircraft matters, including drafting/negotiation agreements related to aircraft use and/or aircraft services; advice Finance on appropriate billing and allocation of expense. Assist with credit facility compliance and related matters (e.g., quarterly compliance certificates; loan assignments, etc.). Oversee subsidiary management and compliance with various states. Review/negotiation of bank account agreements and support credit agreement compliance. Assist with transfer agent and equity plan administration matters. Support Board and Committee meetings and distributions. Manage company policies and trainings. Responsiveness to client inquiries and provision of accurate and practical legal advice. Devote time and resources to keep current on relevant corporate laws, to keep abreast of legal legislative and regulatory issues and anticipate trends and changes. Supervise outside counsel; review work product.

Qualifications: Legal education and JD Degree from top accredited law school required; 3-5 years of experience of corporate legal experience in a top law firm. Licensed to practice in New York or eligible for registration in New York as in-house counsel. Committed to working with integrity and producing excellent, accurate work in a timely manner. Good judgment and ability to set priorities. Demonstrated creative, flexible problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a high-pressure environment. Excellent oral, written skills and advanced computer skills. Must be a self-starter, be organized, have a sense of urgency and a dedicated team player. Excellent writing and quantitative analytical skills. Highly functional with Word and Excel. Completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.
 
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Director And Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities And Corporate Governance
Refer job# UVAK148997
 
Director and Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Manages the preparation and filing of periodic and annual reports and other securities-law filings, including Securities and Exchange Commission filings on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, and proxy materials. Assists in the preparation of earnings releases, annual meetings and other relevant public announcements in collaboration with key stakeholders including finance and investor relations functions. Assists with board and committee meeting logistics, including coordinating, preparing, and distributing board/committee materials, meeting agendas, notifications, minutes and governance matters. Provides legal advice and support with respect to acquisitions, global stock plans, executive compensation, subsidiary management, investor relations, shareholder outreach and other corporate matters. Contributes to innovative corporate governance policies and best practices by recommending policies and procedures, while balancing governance needs and the company s goals. Collaborates with corporate legal team to keep senior management and board members apprised of corporate governance trends and developments. Partner with global cross-functional teams including Investor Relations, Public Relations, Controller, Audit, Treasury, Tax and other Legal professionals on various projects. Manages outside counsel to deliver quality and cost effective expert legal guidance on corporate matters as necessary.

Qualifications: Excellent academic credentials. California Bar admission in good standing. 10+ years of corporate law experience and comprehensive securities law experience (including 33 and 34 Act reporting), including broad exposure to corporate governance and compliance matters. Practice at a major law firm, followed by in-house public company experience. Experience in the technology industry. Executive presence and ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior management; strong verbal and analytical skills; exceptional interpersonal skills; highly team-oriented; flexibility as to the types of projects assigned; solid business acumen; ability to thrive in a fast-paced and unstructured environment; sense of urgency in responding to time-sensitive matters; and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
 
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Assistant General Counsel - Securities, Governance And Corporate Finance
Refer job# JFAA148959
 
Assistant General Counsel - Securities, Governance and Corporate Finance Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and guidance for securities matters and global subsidiary compliance. Prepare and review SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements (including shareholder proposals and proxy solicitations) and Section 16 reporting, including Forms 3, 4 and 5. Also support officers Rule 10b5-1 plans and compliance. Oversee compliance with all stock exchange rules and regulations, including New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange. Provide legal support to treasury team on all capital markets and debt activities including bond issuances and refinancings, tender offers, commercial paper, and revolving credit facilities. Serve as Assistant Secretary and support the CLO and Deputy CLO in corporate governance activities including board prep, committee meeting minuting, corporate governance, policy management and shareholder and proxy advisory firm outreach. Qualifications: JD degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials, appropriate licensure to practice law in Wisconsin. 5+ years of relevant legal experience, with 3+ years at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities and corporate governance attorney, and significant time spent in-house at a publicly listed company. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC, NYSE and Toronto Stock Exchange. Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred. Must be highly analytical and have exceptional business and legal issue identification and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated track record of cross-functional work and critical thinking skills. Experience working with publicly traded companies. Requisition ID: 10103

Qualifications: JD degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials, appropriate licensure to practice law in Wisconsin. 5+ years of relevant legal experience, with 3+ years at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities and corporate governance attorney, and significant time spent in-house at a publicly listed company. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC, NYSE and Toronto Stock Exchange. Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred. Must be highly analytical and have exceptional business and legal issue identification and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated track record of cross-functional work and critical thinking skills. Experience working with publicly traded companies.
 
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Director, Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities Governance
Refer job# TSNA148941
 
Director, Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities Governance The candidate will work as a member of the Corporate and Securities team in the Law and Corporate Affairs Department to ensure: Compliance with public company reporting and filing requirements; Support firm corporate governance, securities law compliance; Treasury and 34 Act disclosures. Role will include: 34 Act compliance; Executive compensation (including proxy statement oversight); Treasury work (bond offerings, share repurchases, and hedging instruments); Board of Directors support (including support for the Compensation Committee of the firm Board of Directors). Preferred candidates will have experience both in law firm and in-house public company environments, and will have significant experience with federal securities laws, general corporate governance, executive compensation, corporate finance and strategic commercial transactions, preparation of proxy statements and shareholder meeting materials. 9+ years of relevant substantive legal experience in a law firm or company legal department required. Executive compensation (including proxy statement oversight) required. Experience managing cross-functional teams or projects required. J.D. from accredited law school required. License to practice law in pertinent jurisdictions required.
 
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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate & Securities
Refer job# ESMP148897
 
Assistant General Counsel - Corporate & Securities The candidate will prepare and review 33 Act and 34 Act filings. Review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of agreements related to Companys business. Review the activities of the company to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Counsel internal clients on legal issues that arise in the course of Companys business including Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, R&D, Compliance, HR and IT. Assist with corporate governance, capitalization management, employment and labor issues, and other matters under the purview of the General Counsel. Manage litigation and respond to claims and governmental inquiries. Manage Corporate Transactions including potential M&A activity. Maintain contract files and corporate books and records.

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Active admission to the State Bar of California with no record of disciplinary or administrative action. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or in-house legal team. Ability and desire to do hands-on legal work while relying on outside counsel judiciously rather than routinely. Pragmatic, business focus with an understanding of business goals and commercial realities as well as legal risks. Exceptional attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, can interact comfortably with executives and senior management. Able to handle high stress, fast-moving situations in a professional, business-like manner. Ability to build good working relationships with both internal business partners and external contacts. Experience representing public corporations in the technology sector. Experience representing companies with operations in Asia. Strong analytical skills and ability to balance business needs with legal risks. Models ethical business behavior and decision making.
 
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Securities Compliance Attorney
Refer job# IBXZ148898
 
Securities Compliance Attorney The candidate to review legislation, ensure proper implementation of procedures in accordance with applicable securities laws and regulations, independently perform research on various compliance and legal issues, conduct testing of the firms compliance with its policies and procedures, and assist with securities regulatory inquiries and examinations. Should have Bachelor's Degree and/or Juris Doctor. Excellent analytical, research, and writing skills are required. Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Should have excellent analytical, research, and writing skills. Excellent PowerPoint, Word, and Excel skills are required. FINRA SIE, Series 7, 24 and 65/66 securities licenses (or obtained within 150 days of hire) is required. Must have either law degree or 2-3 years of professional experience, preferably in the investment industry. Experience with Broker Dealer and/or Registered Investment Adviser is desired.
 
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Senior Legal Editor/Attorney (Capital Markets and Securities)
Refer job# GRWU148895
 
Senior Legal Editor/Attorney (Capital Markets and Securities) The candidate will be researching and writing on legal topics to create attorney-specific resources for the Capital Markets and Corporate Governance Service. Will be conducting all aspects of venture capital and startup financings including seed, bridge, crowdfunding, Regulation A and Series A/B/C/D financings, preferably representing the issuer. The unique array of legal issues facing startup companies and growing businesses with a focus on capital raising and corporate governance and housekeeping. Choosing, drafting and negotiating venture capital and startup financing instruments including term sheets, convertible securities, purchase agreements and SAFEs. Issuer and underwriter/placement agent issues at all stages of registered and unregistered offerings. Conceptualize, draft and edit original legal know-how materials, including practice notes, annotated standard-form documents and transactional checklists for online and print publication. Maintain current awareness of and analyze law and market practice in this area. Focus and shape the future of Practical Laws transactional startups content. Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to plan and lead product demonstrations, webinars and in-person continuing legal education seminars for current and potential subscribers. Assist with the development of special projects undertaken by Thomson Reuters and Practical Law. Organize and conduct webinars on topics of interest to attorneys practicing in the securities law area, and assist with marketing initiatives and sales demonstrations. Write and edit content for Practical Law's companion magazine, Practical Law The Journal: Business Transactions. Develop and use existing relationships with in-house counsel and legal practitioners to ensure that the transactional offerings content is topical and meets their needs.

The candidate should have 8+ years of securities law experience providing advice on transactional matters to a variety of organizations with a strong focus on representing startups and small business organizations. A solid understanding of the needs of law firm attorneys and corporate counsel with respect to all areas of securities law practice essential. Strong knowledge of issues relating specifically to organization of startups and small businesses throughout their life cycles needed. Strong familiarity with issues that impact decisions for startups (such as labor/employment, intellectual property, stock options) essential.
 
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Counsel Legal & Business Affairs-Corp & Securities
Refer job# ZVSS148827
 
Counsel Legal & Business Affairs-Corp & Securities The candidate will assist on U.S. securities and corporate law matters. He/she will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of the companys periodic SEC filings (10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks, Proxy Statements), Schedule 13Ds and Section 16 reporting (Form 3, 4 and 5), including ensuring compliance with 34 Act requirements. This position will also (i) support the Corporate Secretary function, including Board/Committee mailings and related matters (ii) draft and negotiate a variety of corporate commercial agreements and provide day-to-day advice and counsel on a broad range of corporate, securities and governance matters to corporate departments. This position will also assist with compliance with credit facilities. Manage drafting of Proxy and process generally, including gathering information from various business units for populating Proxy; assist with Internal Audit request for back-up; advise on disclosure issues and provide guidance to business units providing data. Review/revise relevant portions of SEC filings (10Qs/Ks, 8Ks, Form 4s), Manage D&O Questionnaire process, including updating questionnaires, coordinating distribution, review of completed questionnaires for disclosure issues, Assist with Form 3/4/5 filings and management of Section 16 compliance. Manage NYSE compliance; complete required filings, deliver various notices, etc. Draft and negotiate commercial corporate contracts and engagement letters, including support of Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Procurement and Corporate Events departments. Assist with related party transactions; maintain records of transactions and completed approval paperwork; maintain inter-company agreements; draft various amendments/updates as arrangements change; coordinate among various business units to gather information when documenting terms of arrangements on ongoing basis. Assist with various aspects of annual shareholders meeting, including coordination of materials, volunteers and logistics, etc. Assist with/manage aircraft matters, including drafting/negotiation agreements related to aircraft use and/or aircraft services; advice Finance on appropriate billing and allocation of expense. Assist with credit facility compliance and related matters (e.g., quarterly compliance certificates; loan assignments, etc.). Oversee subsidiary management and compliance with various states. Review/negotiation of bank account agreements and support credit agreement compliance. Assist with transfer agent and equity plan administration matters. Support Board and Committee meetings and distributions. Manage company policies and trainings. Responsiveness to client inquiries and provision of accurate and practical legal advice. Ability to handle ordinary course matters independently. Devote time and resources to keep current on relevant corporate laws, to keep abreast of legal legislative and regulatory issues and anticipate trends and changes. Supervise outside counsel; review work product.

The candidate should have Legal education and JD from top accredited law school required; minimum of 3-5 years of experience of corporate legal experience in a top law firm, Licensed to practice in New York or eligible for registration in New York as in-house counsel, Committed to working with integrity and producing excellent, accurate work in a timely manner. Good judgment and ability to set priorities. Demonstrated creative, flexible problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Ability to work in a high-pressure environment. Excellent oral, written skills and advanced computer skills. Excellent writing and quantitative analytical skills, Highly functional with Word and Excel. Should have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.
 
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Securities Counsel
Refer job# DMMY148801
 
Securities Counsel The candidate will assist the Financial Reporting team in the preparation and review of all of companys SEC filings, including Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings. Review external communications, including press releases, investor presentations, and other announcements, and significant internal communications. Partner with the Investor Relations team on Regulation FD compliance oversight, investor engagement activities, and planning and executing companys Annual Meeting. Work closely with the People team to administer companys Insider Trading Policy and 10b5-1 plans, and related equity matters. Stay current on external governance trends, SEC and NASDAQ developments, and best practices in an evolving regulatory landscape. Maintain and implement policies and procedures relating to securities law compliance and disclosure matters; work closely with our internal audit team on SOX compliance matters. Provide support for the Treasury and Accounting teams in the maintenance of the credit facilities and other financing arrangements. Oversee entity management and corporate filings (local, state, and national); serve as the primary liaison to our Tax and Accounting teams for questions related to our corporate entities.

The candidate should be a member in good standing of the NY, CA, or comparable State Bar. Must have 5+ years of experience at a top law firm or in-house role, with a focus on SEC reporting or securities law compliance and advisory work. In-depth knowledge of corporate and securities law (particularly SEC/NASDAQ rules and regulations). Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills is required. Strong business acumen and ability to advise on business-related legal issues. Superb organizational skills a must. Knowledge about the consumer tech world, familiarity with issues related to high growth, new public issuers is a plus.
 
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