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Legal Advisor

Candriam

Full time |  Permanent  |  3 year  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English,French

Job Description

Enthusiastic Lawyer with Strong Interest in Marketing of Investment Funds/Investment Services

Job:

As Legal advisor, you apply your knowledge and experience in finance and asset management to all legal aspects of the marketing, distribution and sales support in relation to investment services and investment funds (UCITS and AIFs) managed by Candriam Investors Group and the New York Life-entities, marketed in various European and non-European countries.

Responsibilities:
•You monitor, from a legal point of view and on an ongoing basis, the laws, regulations and market practices in Belgium (through eventual participation to meetings of BEAMA, …), analyse the impact of legislative and regulatory changes on the marketing of Candriam’s funds and investment services and advise accordingly all relevant departments;
•You support the introduction of NYLIM boutiques strategies and products in Candriam’s sales network
•You draft, negotiate and follow-up distribution agreements, intermediary agreements and discretionary portfolio management agreements in collaboration with your Candriam colleagues;
•You support other Candriam departments (the Sales teams, the International Development team, the Marketing department, the Communications-team, …) in any legal matters related to the marketing activities of Candriam’s funds and investment services.
•Interact with Candriam’s external law firms for the follow-up of legal and regulatory requirements in relation to the marketing of Candriam’s funds and investment services in all the countries where Candriam is active though its branches, affiliates or representative offices.


Profile:
•You hold a Master in Law
•You bring at least three years’ experience in a similar position in finance or asset management;
•You are knowledgeable of the UCITS and the AIFMD environment;
•You are a team player with excellent communication and negotiation skills.
•You have strong organizational skills to anticipate and respect tight deadlines;
•You have an eye for detail and a gift for pragmatism
•You are fluent in Dutch, French and English (orally and written);

Role

Job: As Legal advisor, you apply your knowledge and experience in finance and asset management to all legal aspects of the marketing, distribution and sales support in relation to investment services and investment funds (UCITS and AIFs) managed by Candriam Investors Group and the New York Life-entities, marketed in various European and non-European countries. Responsibilities: •You monitor, from a legal point of view and on an ongoing basis, the laws, regulations and market practices in Belgium (through eventual participation to meetings of BEAMA, …), analyse the impact of legislative and regulatory changes on the marketing of Candriam’s funds and investment services and advise accordingly all relevant departments; •You support the introduction of NYLIM boutiques strategies and products in Candriam’s sales network •You draft, negotiate and follow-up distribution agreements, intermediary agreements and discretionary portfolio management agreements in collaboration with your Candriam colleagues; •You support other Candriam departments (the Sales teams, the International Development team, the Marketing department, the Communications-team, …) in any legal matters related to the marketing activities of Candriam’s funds and investment services. •Interact with Candriam’s external law firms for the follow-up of legal and regulatory requirements in relation to the marketing of Candriam’s funds and investment services in all the countries where Candriam is active though its branches, affiliates or representative offices.

About Us

Candriam Investors Group (“Candriam”) is a leading pan-European multi-specialist asset manager with a 20-year track record and a team of 500 experienced professionals. Managing about €80 bln AUM(1) at the end of December 2014, Candriam has established management centres in Brussels, Paris and Luxembourg and has experienced client relationship managers covering Continental Europe, the UK, the Middle East and Australia. Its investment solutions cover five key areas: fixed income, equities, alternatives, sustainable investments and advanced asset allocation. Through conviction-driven investment solutions, Candriam has earned a reputation for delivering innovation and strong performance to a long-standing, diversified client base in over 20 countries. Candriam Investors Group is a New York Life Company. New York Life Investments(2) ranks among the world's largest asset managers(3). (1) This figure excludes approximately EUR 6bn related to Ausbil, a former affiliate of Candriam. (2) New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary New York Life Investment Management LLC. New York Life Investment Management LLC is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company (3) Source: New York Life Investments ranked 29th among the world’s largest money managers within Pensions & Investments, May 26, 2014. Rankings are based on total worldwide institutional assets under management for the year-end 2013. New York Life Investments assets include assets of affiliated investment advisors.

Qualification

Masters in Law

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