Legal Advisor

Candriam

Brussels or Luxembourg

Job

As "Legal advisor", you will 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 the Group Candriam and the New York Life-group and marketed/placed in various countries in the European Union as well as in the USA, Asia, MENA-region, LATAM-region,...

Responsibilities

Within the Legal Department and more particularly the team “Marketing, Distribution and Sales support”,

  • you monitor, from a legal point of view and on an ongoing basis, the laws, regulations and market practices in home state countries of Candriam and the relevant countries where Candriam is marketing its investment funds and investment services, (through eventual participation to meetings with sectorial asset management associations, ..);
  • you analyze the impact of legislative and regulatory changes on the marketing of Candriam’s funds and investment services and advise accordingly all departments/persons concerned;
  • you draft, negotiate and follow-up on discretionary portfolio management/advisory agreements in collaboration with Candriam colleagues;
  • you co-centralize within the team the follow-up of all Requests for Proposals (RFPs);
  • you do the legal follow-up of Candriam’s regulatory commercial guidelines applicable to any marketing document and action as well as support the Candriam departments (Client Relations and Sales teams, the Communication department,…) in any legal matters related to the marketing activities of Candriam’s funds and investment services covering, in collaboration with the other teammembers, a large variety of countries, such as most of EU members states, Asian countries, USA, MENA-region, LATAM-region;
  • you will interact with the huge network of 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 or affiliates.

Profile

  • You possess a Law degree and have an experience of at least five years in a similar function within finance or asset management;
  • You are knowledgeable of the UCITS and the AIFMD environment as well as with the impact of MIFID on marketing activities;
  • You have a passion of implementing Finance Law and all marketing related aspects thereof in the day-to-day practice of a UCITS management company/AIFM.
  • You are very agile and a good team player;
  • You are ready to travel from time to time in order to meet other team members;
  • You are a team-player who possesses first-class communication and negotiation qualities;
  • You have strong organizational skills to anticipate and respect tight deadlines;
  • You have an eye for detail and proven administrative skills;
  • You are fluent in English and French(oral and written); Dutch is a serious plus.

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