1+ months

Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Asset Management Institutional Americas - VP

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus, OH 43215
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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Asset Management Institutional Americas - VP

Req #: 190091927
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by Practice Groups that generally conform to the Corporation's lines of business and corporate staff areas.  This structure facilitates the communication of legal and regulatory changes by the legal team to the businesses and the communication by the LOBs of business developments to the legal teams in a timely manner.

JPMorgan Chase is seeking an attorney with at least five years’ experience to provide legal support for JPMorgan’s Asset Management business (“AM”), with significant responsibility for negotiating investment management agreements with U.S. and non-U.S. corporate clients, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, financial intermediaries, ERISA plans, governmental pension plans, endowments, foundations and other institutional clients and support for AM’s institutional funds’ platform.      

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide expert legal and regulatory advice in connection with AM’s institutional separate account business.  This includes working closely with Client Advisers, Portfolio Managers and Client Account Managers to negotiate investment management agreements, fund subscription agreements and other account-opening documents with institutional clients, especially U.S. public plan clients.
  • Provide legal support in connection with AM’s institutional fund platform, working closely with Product Development, Sales and Portfolio Managers on the launch of new funds and on-going support for the existing funds (including private 3(c)(7) funds and bank-maintained collective investment trusts).    
  • Support for Global Trading Agreements Group in connection with review and negotiation of trading ISDAs, MFSTAs, Prime Brokerage Agreements and other trading agreements.
  • Advice in connection with general U.S. securities laws, including the Investment Advisers Act, ERISA, CFTC regulations, Dodd-Frank Act, the Bank Holding Company Act and applicable OCC regulations.

  • Support for various additional and special projects.
  • Partner with Product teams, Compliance, Controls and Risk leadership to support business objectives and well-run, controlled and compliant operations.
  • Partner with colleagues across the Legal Department, including teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

  • JD or educational equivalent required.

  • Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements prior to commencement of employment.

  • 5+ years of post-JD legal practicing experience.

  • Top-tier law firm experience preferred.

  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrable asset management expertise.  

  • The confidence and interpersonal and networking skills necessary for effective interaction with business clients at all levels, other parts of the firm and external parties.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and negotiating skills.

  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

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