Fund Legal Counsel (M / F) - Fixed-term contract (4 months)(
Numéro de l'emploi :
BNP Paribas Asset Management is the asset management company of the BNPParibas group. With assets under management totalling over EUR 500 billion anda staff of more than 4,000 present in over 40 countries, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range offinancial management services to institutional clients and distributors aroundthe globe.
Tosupport its current growth, BNP ParibasAsset Management (BNPP AM) islooking for a :
Fund Legal Counsel (M / F)
Fixed-Term contract (4 months)
Your mission :
Relations with local Regulatory Authorities :
To initiate and to ensure aclose & reliable relationship with the local Regulatory Authorities.
To ensure timely submissionof all documents for approval, to explain / defend the BNPP AM point of viewregarding the interpretation of regulations.
To act as an expert in thismatters in order to position BNPP AM as a reference partner and to direct thelocal Regulatory Authorities' positions towards BNPP AM’s advantage.
Legal support :
To centralize the mostcomplex requests and questions about legislation and reglementation ofproducts.
To follow-up and toanticipate the potential evolution of regulation and to estimate theconsequences for products.
To translate and tocommunicate legal information to BNPP AM and third parties concerned.
To contact specialisedlawyer’s offices or auditors and to submit to them questions in order toprovide timely and optimal advice and information.
Product creation :
To analyse specificationsof new products, to ensure their compliance with regulation, to give advices,to write product Articles of Association and prospectus, to submit requesteddocuments to local Regulatory Authorities for approval, to perform all legaland administrative tasks in order to set up new products that take into accountall legal constraints.
Product social life :
To organize and hold Boardmeetings, Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meetings.
To review periodic reports.
Product maintenance :
To take charge of allconsequences of decisions taken by the Board of Directors, the General Meetingof shareholders, on the legal and administrative levels (products mergers,liquidations).
To update all legaldocuments.
To take charge of theadministration of products in order to guarantee that all documents constantlyreflect a coherent and legal image of the products.
Activity integration :
To contact the other localBNPP AM Fund Legal department.
To explain advantages anddisadvantages of local regulations.
To co-define the optimalchoice for each type of fund.
To exchange informationconcerning work processes (procedures, security control) in order to maximizeprofit by using similar work methods and by allocating local Fund Legalresources at the right place.
Advantages of the position :
As Fund Legal Counsel you are responsible to liaise with the localRegulatory Authorities and with local service providers in order to provideBNPP AM & third parties with competitive and legally optimal products incompliance with local regulations.
Working environment :
KEY INTERNAL / EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS
Internal : legalcolleagues, team members, CEO BNPP AM Luxembourg, Global Client Group.
External : Clients,Regulatory Authorities, Auditors, Market place Association.
Education : Master in Law
Professional Experience :
Proven successful experience in funds industry
Ability to collaborate / Teamwork
Attention to detail / rigor
Communication skills - oral& written
Ability to synthetize / simplify
TransversalSkills : Analytical Ability
Extensive knowledge ofAsset Management fund legal issues
Experience of amulti-cultural, global organization, dealing with multiple geographies andstakeholders.
Fluent in English andFrench
During thefinalization of the recruitment process, the preselected candidate will beasked to provide us an extract from his / her criminal record dated less than 3months (record N 3 for Luxembourg), according to the dispositions of the lawfrom July 23 2016 concerning the criminal record.