Counsel Product and Trade Regulations - Florham Park, NJ
May 1, 2018
At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Counsel Product and Trade Regulations (1801701) - Florham Park, NJ
Where the Chemistry Happens...
The attorney in this position will serve as Counsel to the Company reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Product & Trade Regulation. The Product & Trade Regulation group provides legal advice to BASF's business and functions on the federal and state laws and regulations concerning BASF products, such as those governing chemicals, pesticides, foods & drugs and products of biotechnology. The group also provides advice concerning laws and regulations governing international movement of goods and technology, such as customs and export control laws. The position will work closely with the Associate General Counsel for Product and Trade Regulation, business units, functional units and other members of the legal department, providing advice and guidance on product and trade regulatory issues.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Provide advice on compliance with legal requirements governing the company's portfolio of chemical, pesticide, biotechnology, food & drug and/or other products, including new product approvals, confidentiality and data compensation claims, investigation and voluntary disclosure of potential regulatory deviations, and defending the company against civil administrative enforcement claims.
Review and comment on product regulatory provisions in transactions documents, including stock and asset purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, and material transfer agreements.
Train functional and business unit personnel with respect to regulatory compliance issues.
Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the company's businesses, people, products, markets, facilities, customers, and competitors, in order to identify trends and formulate strategies accordingly.
Perform special assignments or projects as determined by Legal Department management
Provide advice/counsel/comment on pending legislative and regulatory proposals in the substantive legal areas
Participate as appropriate in trade associations
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With You@BASF , you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Internal Number: 490038
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.