Job Description

VP, Retail Separately Managed Accounts Attorney
Job Number: 21-01473
Eclaro is currently recruiting for a VP, Retail Separately Managed Accounts Attorney for one of our financial services client in New York, NY. This position is a direct hire with the client.
Eclaro’s client is a highly regarded investment services company that delivers investment management services including broker/dealer, banking, trust and insurance services. As a member of this team you will be working in a fast-paced agile development environment using the latest technologies to deliver quality solutions. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Seeking an attorney who will support Client's US retail separately managed account (SMA), sub-advisory, and model portfolios businesses, providing advice and consultation on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance issues relating to Client's asset management business.
  • The attorney will handle business relationships within Client's US Wealth Advisory channel and model portfolio businesses, and communicate regularly with management regarding legal, compliance and business issues/risks.
  • Responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating investment management agreements, guidelines and other agreements with clients, financial intermediaries and investment advisers, advising the business on relevant regulatory developments, assisting on new product development initiatives and drafting and providing legal guidance with respect to Form ADV disclosure and delivery requirements.
  • Requires a J.D. with outstanding academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school and four to seven years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or in the legal department of a leading financial services organization
  • Expertise in the Advisers Act is required, and familiarity with other U.S. federal securities laws, such the Investment Company Act of 1940, and related regulatory areas such as Client and ERISA is strongly advantageous but not required
  • Should have exceptional analytical, written and verbal communication, strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, and must be able to work effectively both independently and as a member of the team, in a demanding, fast-paced, global environment prioritizing multiple tasks and projects concurrently while maintaining high standards and attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability and desire to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law.
If interested, you may contact:
Audrei Cortez
Audrei Cortez | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
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