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Attorney - Legal & Regulatory Matters - Mutual Fund - LLB (4-6 yrs)

Delhi NCR/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 713670

We are currently hiring for a fortune 500 listed MNC client for their Legal team.

Role Responsibilities:

The role will focus primarily on legal and regulatory matters relating to the wholesale and institutional distribution business. Specific responsibilities include:

- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating distribution marketing and other agreements relating to the distribution and purchase of groups of funds with distributors and investors globally.

- Supporting the wholesale distribution of Investments product range by assisting EMEA lawyers on the registration and maintenance of our fund ranges in multiple jurisdictions.

- Providing legal support on global asset management business initiatives, including within EMEA, US and Asia.

- Researching and advising on developments in the law, regulation and practices as required on an ad-hoc basis.

- Reviewing and assisting in the negotiation of multiple contractual arrangements including trading agreements, non-disclosure agreements, paying agent agreements and investment account opening documentation including powers of attorney.

- Assisting on global sub-custody account opening documentation.

Key Capabilities:

Essential: Mature, professional demeanor. Strong attention to detail, organization, and ability to successfully manage several ongoing assignments. Ability to work independently and proactively, to multi-task and demonstrate a strong sense of urgency. Dedicated team player who can thrive in a global, dynamic and team-oriented environment. a qualified lawyer with experience of advising on the distribution of asset management product and services within EMEA and ideally globally ideally, with four to six years- experience providing legal support to an asset management/financial services business or working at a law firm within its asset management practice group.

Desirable:

- Experience working within a global financial services or asset management company ideally

- Experience with and understanding of the laws and regulations relating to the distribution of asset management products and services ideally within Europe and globally

- Assisting with sales governance processes

- Understanding of asset management products

Working Relationships:

- External: External legal counsel; institutional and wholesale distribution clients

- Internal: Legal and compliance colleagues; operational staff, distribution, sales and clients service professionals

Education: Law graduate

P.S. Experience in International/ Local (Indian) Mutual Fund industry is mandatory.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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