Senior Counsel - Fund Regulatory and Compliance

New York Permanent
  • Specialized role handling fund regulatory and AML Compliance matters
  • Offshore fund regulatory experience required (Cayman, Bermuda, etc.)

About Our Client

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Job Description

  • Providing timely legal advice and assistance to the global investor services team which is responsible for processing investor transactions and reporting to investors
  • Overseeing compliance with the regulatory reporting and corporate governance obligations of the Cayman and Bermuda subsidiaries of client.
  • Organizing and overseeing Board meetings to review relevant KPI and internal reporting requirements
  • Timely reporting/escalation to senior management to ensure they are kept abreast of all matters of legal and regulatory risk
  • Assisting with responses to any regulatory exams and other relevant inquiries and internal audits
  • Advising on impact to the business of contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations
  • Providing timely legal advice and assistance on matters related to global AML laws applicable to private funds
  • Reviewing, interpreting, and advising on relevant laws and industry best practices pertaining to AML
  • Providing support as a subject matter expert and knowledge-sharing within the legal team

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a top US Law School
  • Admitted to a US State Bar
  • 7-10 years prior relevant work experience involving the administration or regulation of private funds
  • Legal expertise with offshore (Cayman, Bermuda) private fund regulations and AML requirements
  • Strong understanding of Cayman private funds regulations
  • Interaction with non-U.S. counsel and experience working for or with an international company is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are important
  • Must have extensive knowledge of issues impacting private funds and their regulation specifically with offshore accounts

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Benefits
  • Remote work
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