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Company: First Creative Capital

Location: New York City, NY

Date Posted: June 11, 2014

Source: Doostang

- Structuring and negotiating contracts with other commercial lending institutions, hedge funds and other funding sources including investment banks and private equity companiesTo respond to this inquiry, please send a cover letter with a CV or resume, subject "General CounselWe are looking for a seasoned professional with deep legal counsel experience in the financial services industry to work as part of our intellectual property advisory company
- Proven ability to define legal issues, evaluate legal risks, and offer creative and practical solutions
- Guiding the company through regulatory compliance issues and including, but not limited to, "know your customer" standards, "safety and soundness" business procedures, Anti-trust, Bank Secrecy/Anti-Money Laundering, Privacy, Identity Theft, and Data Security Breach Notice Requirements
- Working directly with intellectual property advisors and client management teams in all facets of their business activities, including transaction evaluation and processing Knowledge of legal compliance and the regulations that govern the financial industry ...

- Structuring and negotiating contracts with other commercial lending institutions, hedge funds and other funding sources including investment banks and private equity companiesTo respond to this inquiry, please send a cover letter with a CV or resume, subject "General CounselWe are looking for a seasoned professional with deep legal counsel experience in the financial services industry to work as part of our intellectual property advisory company
- Proven ability to define legal issues, evaluate legal risks, and offer creative and practical solutions
- Guiding the company through regulatory compliance issues and including, but not limited to, "know your customer" standards, "safety and soundness" business procedures, Anti-trust, Bank Secrecy/Anti-Money Laundering, Privacy, Identity Theft, and Data Security Breach Notice Requirements
- Working directly with intellectual property advisors and client management teams in all facets of their business activities, including transaction evaluation and processing Knowledge of legal compliance and the regulations that govern the financial industry is necessary
- Must have the ability to clearly and quickly communicate complex legal issues to non-legal associates working on the advisory side of the company's business
- Possess a keen interest in the rapidly changing dynamics of intellectual property business sector
- Working with executives from the company's business lines and support units to help structure organizational procedures

Responsibilities Include:

- Providing general counsel and advice on all business and operational activities affecting the organization; participate as a proactive core member of and assimilate fully with the business unit team as a business partner in executing advisory and financial strategies
- Creativity, flexibility and willingness to embrace change and to work effectively in multi-functional teams
- Excellent business judgment and ability to apply business solutions to legal problems
- Investment banking or M&A experience is preferred but not required
- Supervising outside legal experts FCC seeks a strategic, solution-based thinker with good financial services background that can work with our intellectual property experts as a key member of our team
- Overseeing engagement contracts with clients, employment contracts with employees, and investor-relations activity
- Deep experience within financial services industry, enterprise-wide programs and initiatives, with a solid understanding of regulatory compliance
- Strong understanding of intellectual property assets In the alternative, candidate should have a long-standing senior level career working within the business affairs or legal structure of the entertainment, media, publishing, advertising/marketing or design industries where intellectual properties in the form of patents, copyrights, trademarks, brand equity, and royalty/licensing revenues have been evaluated as part of the business process Candidate must have at least 15 years experience working with commercial or merchant banks, other financial services companies, or at a top tier law firm that has a significant financial services practice
- Advising the company on applicable business practices, laws and regulations impacting new products, services and initiatives to ensure cost-effective best business practices and compliance
- Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in New York State
- Strong working knowledge of federal, state laws and banking regulations
- Minimum of 15 years of legal experience combining corporate legal and private law settings including significant experience with matters pertaining to

Financial ServicesQualifications:

- Must be comfortable working in a fast moving, highly entrepreneurial environment

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