This attorney will engage in advocacy regarding federal, state, and international laws and regulations affecting SEC-registered investment advisers; develop and update materials to assist members in understanding and complying with regulatory requirements; educate members regarding the legal, compliance and regulatory landscape, including through member committee involvement, seminars, and publications; and analyze corporate and other legal matters affecting the association.
At least eight years of legal experience providing substantive advice or developing policy regarding the federal securities laws and regulations that apply to SEC-registered investment advisers, particularly the Investment Advisers Act. Knowledge of ERISA preferred. Knowledge of derivatives and international laws and regulations affecting investment managers desirable but not required. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communications skills and enjoy working collaboratively.
Engage in written and oral advocacy with respect to federal, state, and international laws and regulations affecting SEC-registered investment advisers.
Develop and update compliance materials to assist members in understanding and complying with relevant laws and regulations.
Communicate with members on legal, regulatory, and compliance information and developments, both individually and through written publications.
Organize and participate in educational events, including conferences and webinars.
Work with member committees and working groups.
Analyze corporate and other legal matters affecting the association.
Assist in other projects as the need arises.
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Admitted to at least one bar and in good standing.
At least eight years of legal experience.
Significant substantive expertise in federal securities laws and regulations that apply to investment advisers, particularly the Investment Advisers Act.
Experience with ERISA strongly preferred.
Familiarity with derivatives and international laws and regulations affecting investment managers desirable but not required.
Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND QUALITIES:
Able to multi-task and work collaboratively in a small office.
Able to work on issues proactively, independently, and effectively.
Able to build consensus in large group contexts.
Has high-energy, strong work ethic, and motivation.
Possesses a positive, “can-do” attitude.
Is a creative thinker and problem-solver.
Maintains professional rapport with all members of the IAA staff and external contacts.
Has strong ethical standards and good judgment.
Has strong desire to serve needs of IAA members.
Is able to thrive in an environment with limited resources.
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: A competitive nonprofit salary and discretionary bonus are offered, along with a generous employer contribution to a deferred savings plan, and a competitive benefits package.
The Investment Adviser Association (IAA) is the leading Association advocating the interests of investment adviser firms registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The IAA’s more than 600 member firms collectively manage assets in excess of $20 trillion for a wide variety of individual and institutional investors, including pension plans, trusts, investment companies, private funds, e...ndowments, foundations, and corporations. We focus on advocacy and on regulatory compliance and business practice issues that impact our members, and provide networking and educational opportunities in all of these areas. The IAA provides a friendly, collegial atmosphere and professional work environment, and we are conveniently located steps from the Farragut West and Farragut North Metro stations. For more information, please visit our web site: www.investmentadviser.org.