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Asset Management Legal Counsel - VP

New York, NY
Full Time
This position will support the Americas Active Institutional businesses within DWS.

What We Offer You:
  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs
  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses
  • Active engagement with the local community through DWS's specialized employee groups

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Drafting and negotiating investment management agreements and sub-advisory agreements in connection with separately managed accounts of institutional clients and advising on the launch and on-going operation of strategies related to such accounts
  • Review of marketing materials and RFPs
  • Reviewing and negotiating trading agreements (futures agreements, ISDA documentation, loan trade-related documents, etc.)
  • Providing advice on trading and portfolio management issues
  • Advising the Business on new regulatory developments
  • Working with colleagues outside the US to address cross-border legal and regulatory issues arising from the global nature of our business

Your Skills and Experience:
  • Previous relevant experience with a law firm and/or as in-house counsel at an asset management firm
  • An in-depth understanding of the Investment Advisers Act and ERISA experience
  • Experience or familiarity with the Investment Company Act, the Commodity Exchange Act, and CFTC rules
  • Possess a strong understanding of such regulations and how advisory products and US registered investment managers are impacted
  • Experience with the Bank Holding Company Act and the Volcker Rule is a plus

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