Financial Lawyer

CACEIS is a banking group specialising in financial services for institutional clients: management companies, investment funds, banks, insurance companies and major businesses.
With a presence in Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a full range of products and services: execution, clearing, depositary and custody services, funds administration, middle office solutions, exchange, securities lending, fund distribution support, and issuer services.
On behalf of CACEIS Bank, Belgium Branch, in Brussels, we are seeking a Financial Lawyer.

Main duties:

As a Financial Lawyer, your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Fund Structuring
    • Legal and administrative support for investment funds
    • Ensure the legal structuring of investment funds, working with the regulatory authorities and the client: creations, transformations, mergers (national and cross-border), liquidations
    • Ensure third-party relationships (business auditor, custodian, portfolio manager, etc.)
    • Open and handle proceedings with regulators
    • Update contracts and documentation for investment funds.
  • Regulatory oversight and legal advice
    • Providing continuous regulatory oversight of the areas of activity of the investment funds and the local entity
    • Writing concept notes alerting the departments concerned
    • Making clients aware of the legislative provisions relevant to the structures of the investment funds, as well as any changes to these
    • Providing support and legal advice for the various services.
  • Post-registration of investment funds
    • Legal support for foreign investment funds marketed in Belgium in their relationships with the regulators, and monitoring the process.

  • General Secretariat for investment funds and for the local entity
    • Ensure monitoring of the corporate life of investment funds governed by Belgian law, and/or the local entity (monitoring terms of office and appointments of directors, writing and assembling meeting documents, holding meetings of boards of management and general meetings, writing minutes, completing legal formalities, etc.)
    • Ensure monitoring of service providers from the local entity.

  • Client contracts:
    • Writing and updating framework contracts for services rendered to CACEIS clients (particularly as regards incorporation of new regulations)
    • Negotiating and monitoring negotiations of client contracts relating to the main banking and financial services provided by CACEIS
    • Ensure administrative monitoring of contracts, filing and archiving legal operations.

  • Projects & guidance
    • Produce activity reports to the local legal director
    • Keep dashboards up to date
    • Contribute to the responses to clients’ requests for proposal
    • Contribute to updating your unit's procedures
    • Contribute to and follow up projects undertaken by the local entity, and contribute to launching new products or processes (NAP/NOC committees)
    • Take part in CACEIS or Crédit Agricole legal committees.

Activities requiring a high level of expertise

  • Evaluating impact of regulatory changes within the professional sector
  • Being the technical consultant in the professional sector for any questions specific to the field of activity concerned
  • Informing and supporting newcomers to the team

Areas of expertise:

  •  Inquisitive, you investigate and get results
  • Organised, with a thoroughly analytical mind, you achieve these results within the deadline
  • Comfortable forming relationships, you are an excellent team member
  • Independent and proactive, you manage and anticipate the needs of the company and of our clients
  • Creative, you are a strong proponent for simplifying existing procedures.

Profile:

  • Master's in law or equivalent by experience
  • At least 5 years professional experience (law firm or company active in the banking, financial or investment funds field)
  • Knowledge in company law
  • Knowledge of the financial sector, and especially of investment funds is an advantage
  • Languages: French or Dutch-speaking, with excellent knowledge of the other national language, also fluent in English.

Our proposal:

  • CACEIS is offering:
    A varied position in a family-sized company, within a (truly) international setting
    Package in line with the sector
    Permanent training

Meer details op: https://www.caceis.com/who-we-are/join-us/

Bedrijf
CACEIS
Link
https://www.caceis.com/who-we-are/join-us/
Contactpersoon
Audrey Deridder
Adres
Avenue du Port / Havenlaan 86C b 320 B-1000 Brussels
Telefoon
+32 (0)2 209 26 50
E-mail
hr.be@caceis.com

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