Associate General Counsel

Location: New York, NY

Department: OTC Markets

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

OTC Markets Group Inc. is now accepting applications for the position of Associate General Counsel. This role will report directly to the General Counsel and work closely with our compliance and business teams, as well as help with general corporate matters.  This role provides the opportunity to gain experience with all aspects of in-house corporate law, including financial and technology contract work; SEC, FINRA and other regulatory issues; vendor management; and corporate equity & governance.  

We are a dynamic, growing company that fosters an open culture and emphasizes autonomy, responsibility, innovation and self-discipline. We are looking for someone who is able to thrive as a part of a small team, prioritize work in real-time, take ownership of multiple projects, learn and demonstrate proficiency in multiple areas of the law. This is a full-time position based in our headquarters in Soho, New York City. 

 

Key responsibilities:

-       Draft, negotiate and review customer and vendor contracts;

-       Provide legal research and guidance on, among other things, financial regulation, contract and transactional law and corporate issues to internal business lines and company management;

-       Assist with matters pertaining to corporate equity incentive plans;

-       Liaise with financial regulatory bodies including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA);

-       Provide legal support to the Trading Services and Issuer Services compliance teams;

-       Assist in external inquiries regarding our business operations;

-       Draft and edit business documentation;

-       Advise on corporate governance matters;

-       Initiate, prepare and present concise, well-drafted legal reasoning and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders.

 

Qualifications:

-       JD Degree and NY Bar Admission;

-       2-4 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department working on securities and/or general corporate matters;

-       Demonstrated experience with federal and state securities laws;

-       Excellent oral and written communication skills;

-       Strong research and organizational skills;

-       Ability to address issues across departments, analyze complex matters accurately and react appropriately.

 

Please visit: http://www.otcmarkets.com to learn more about working with us!

 

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the OTCQX® Best Market, the OTCQB® Venture Market, and the Pink® Open Market for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through OTC Link® ATS, we connect a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services.  We enable investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice and empower companies to improve the quality of information available for investors.

OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Please note that we will neither sponsor nor relocate for this position.

No third party recruiters please.

No calls please.

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