Posting Closing Date

December 13, 2022

Employment Type

Full-time

Contract Type

Permanent

Company Info

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

BlackRock’s Legal & Compliance (L&C) Department protects the firm’s reputation and provides advice to, and oversight and monitoring of, BlackRock’s business. The department is focused on both understanding and advising on the impact of regulation to our business and on challenging, overseeing and monitoring business activities.

Job Description

Work closely with business colleagues and the L&C team to provide legal advice and compliance/regulatory support on a variety of securities law, investment management, corporate/commercial and business matters, with a primary focus on supporting BlackRock’s publicly-offered iShares ETFs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality advice and support on a wide variety of matters with a primary focus on BlackRock’s iShares ETF business.
  • Assist with new fund launches, including product structuring and preparation of regulatory documents such as prospectuses, ETF Facts, trust agreements and other material contracts and exchange listing documentation, including coordinating with external counsel.
  • Assist with preparation of continuous and timely disclosure documents, such as prospectuses and ETF Facts, press releases, material change reports and management reports of fund performance.
  • Advise business regarding key initiatives and other special projects such as fund mergers, enhancements and terminations.
  • Conduct research and comment on various regulatory proposals and consultations.
  • Assist with compliance function, including the enhancement of internal policies and procedures aimed at mitigating risk, meeting applicable regulatory requirements and/or improving operational efficiency.
  • Negotiate agreements with service providers and dealers.
  • Assist with other legal and compliance functions such as corporate secretarial work and maintenance of regulatory documents.
  • Conduct training for business partners.

Qualifications

  • Provide high quality advice and support on a wide variety of matters with a primary focus on BlackRock’s iShares ETF business.
  • Assist with new fund launches, including product structuring and preparation of regulatory documents such as prospectuses, ETF Facts, trust agreements and other material contracts and exchange listing documentation, including coordinating with external counsel.
  • Assist with preparation of continuous and timely disclosure documents, such as prospectuses and ETF Facts, press releases, material change reports and management reports of fund performance.
  • Advise business regarding key initiatives and other special projects such as fund mergers, enhancements and terminations.
  • Conduct research and comment on various regulatory proposals and consultations.
  • Assist with compliance function, including the enhancement of internal policies and procedures aimed at mitigating risk, meeting applicable regulatory requirements and/or improving operational efficiency.
  • Negotiate agreements with service providers and dealers.
  • Assist with other legal and compliance functions such as corporate secretarial work and maintenance of regulatory documents.
  • Conduct training for business partners.

How To Apply

Please send your resume to bridget.campbell@blackrock.com