Lead Director, Associate General Counsel

Location NY, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
Apply before Date not available
  • Be a key member of FMG LLC's senior executive team to participate in decisions relating to strategic initiatives, provide advice and guidance as to implementation 
  • Manage and lead a dedicated team of professionals devoted to providing legal and compliance support for AXA Equitable Funds Management Group LLC's ("FMG LLC") proprietary mutual funds and an offshore fund complex
  • Provide legal advice and support to FMG LLC relating to strategic initiatives and ongoing legal and compliance related operations for the fund complex
  • Prepare, and coordinate preparation of documentation for all board and committee meetings of the fund complex and serve as Secretary to the mutual funds and their committees
  • Serve as primary contact to the Independent Trustees of the mutual fund complex
  • Serve as primary point person for all fund-related litigation and regulatory matters
  • Coordinate activities of outside counsel to the investment adviser, mutual funds, and independent trustees
  • As senior member of the Law Department, actively participate in Law Department initiatives, advise other business units and practice groups of pertinent regulatory changes or developments relating to investment advisers and investment companies.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated substantive knowledge of the major federal securities acts (i.e., Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisors Act of 1940)
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with senior executives of the Company as well as members of the mutual fund board, and regulators
  • 15-20 years of experience with a minimum of 10 years in the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • JD, Admitted to the Bar

About AXA

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
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