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Legal and Compliance Assistant

The Candidate

The candidate will have high organizational skills, high adaptability to different process, high autonomy and ability to work with many teams. The candidate will provide broad support to the existing team in place, covering operations, risk, legal and compliance.

  • Bachelor degree in Law (Master degree is an asset), minimum 2.1
  • 0 to 2 years experiences in legal and compliance.
  • Relevant internship
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Sample Tasks

New Fund Launches

  • Assisting in the preparation of Fund Supplements, Investment Management Agreements and preparation of other ancillary documents;
  • Completing Central Bank Application Forms and preparation of relevant Central Bank confirmation letters;
  • Assisting with Central Bank filings and with the preparation of responses to Central Bank;
  • Arranging for the execution of relevant documents, circulating originals as appropriate.
  • Circulating final documents to relevant parties.

Fund Documentation Updates

  • Assisting in the preparation of updated Prospectus’, Fund Supplements, Agreements etc.
  • Completing Central Bank Application Forms and preparation of relevant Central Bank confirmation letters
  • Assisting with Central Bank filings and with the preparation of responses to Central Bank
  • Arranging for the execution of relevant documents, circulating originals as appropriate.
  • Circulating final documents to relevant parties.

Passporting / Registration

  • Assisting in the preparation of all documentation required in relation to the initial application to passport UCITS and AIFs within the EU and their registration in other non-EU jurisdictions.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of active passports / registrations to include ensuring that all updated Fund documents are circulated to local counsel, paying agents and other local agents.
  • Maintaining record of each UCITS’ and AIF’s passporting / registration activities  

Managing the execution of trading documentation

  • Arranging signing of trading documentation
  • Filing and follow up on documentation
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ISIN Code and LEI Codes

  • Applying for ISIN Codes for new Fund classes and maintaining database of all Fund ISIN Codes.
  • Applying for and renewing LEI Codes for all Funds and maintaining database of all Fund LEI codes.

Record Keeping / Maintenance of Registers

  • Assisting in the maintenance of all Company records in compliance with the Company’s record keeping policy.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the Company’s compliance registers (AML, Conflicts, and Client Categorisation etc).

ONR

  • Assisting with the filing of returns on the Central Bank’s online reporting system.

Reporting

  • Assisting with the preparation of the Company’s and Fund’s Board Reports

Compliance Policies

  • Assisting in the preparation and update of the Company and Fund’s compliance policies

Corporate Governance

  • Preparing/ Organising/ Printing Board Packs

Legislative Updates

  • Reviewing relevant legislative updates and preparing internal briefings

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