Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds\\.
We provide our institutional, retail and high net\\-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives\\.
We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals - and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work\\.
Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff\\.
Overview of the Role
As primary corporate securities counsel, you will provide strong leadership and legal advice on a broad range of securities matters, including NYSE and ASX listing standards, SEC periodic filings, IR communications, capital markets transactions, and other general corporate law issues\\.
Duties and Responsibilities
+ Provide legal advice on listing standard and SEC securities topics, including analysis of Janus Henderson's position as a foreign private issuer
+ Serve as legal lead for the company's periodic SEC filings, including 10\\-Ks, 10\\-Qs, 8\\-Ks, and proxy statements, partnering closely with key stakeholders such as Investor Relations and Finance
+ Collaborate with Communications and IR teams on external communications such as earnings and press release
+ Serve as legal lead on capital markets transactions, providing advice and counsel on projects such as credit facilities and stock repurchase programs
+ Provide legal support for the Company's stock administration department, including providing advice related to the Company LTI, profit sharing, and 401\\(k\\) Plans\\.
+ Work closely with the Corporate Secretariat team to advise on corporate governance, listing and securities matters in supporting the public company and regulated entity governance process
+ Provide legal support for human resources on employee issues, including advising on FINRA filings related to employee issues
+ Support management of certain litigation, including developing litigation strategy, witness preparation and document production
+ Maintain and support US subsidiary entities, including recordkeeping, state filings, and implementing structural changes as needed
+ Provide legal advice on other corporate laws and regulations
+ Oversee and direct outside counsel as utilized to support corporate related legal effort
+ Carry out additional duties as assigned
+ None currently, may change in future
Technical Skills and Qualifications
+ 15 years of experience as an attorney within a law firm or public company required\\.
+ Law degree required\\.
+ Admission to at least one State Bar\\.Competencies Required
+ Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with senior management\\.
+ Ability to exercise excellent legal judgment balanced with business needs\\.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills\\.
+ Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills\\.
+ Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
+ Ability to maintain confidentiality\\.
+ Ability to work with minimal supervision\\.
+ Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel\\.Working Environment/Physical Activities \\(U\\.S\\. Only\\)
+ Firm moving to open\\-space plan mid\\-2019
+ Work may be required on short notice and may include weekend/evening/holiday hours, including accommodating for non\\-US business hours
+ General office equipment such as PC, telephone, multi\\-media communication platforms \\(audio/video conference capability, instant messaging, etc\\.\\)
For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence \\(MiFID II\\)
+ Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets
+ Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti\\-money laundering
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
+ Annual Performance Appraisal
+ Completion of all assigned Compliance training
+ Annual Attestation \\(Knowledge and Competence in\\-scope roles only\\)Compliance RequirementsAt a minimum the role will require you to:
+ Place the interest of Janus Henderson's Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF \\(Treating Customers Fairly\\) principles
+ Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if you would like further explanation or direction regarding this
+ Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and ask for the support/guidance of the policy owner if you are unsure at any time
+ You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary\\.
Janus Henderson Investors \\(including its subsidiaries\\) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee's job functions \\(as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion\\)\\.
All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities\\. Applicants' past political contributions or activity may impact applicants' eligibility for this position\\. **Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer\\.** All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status\\. All applications are subject to background checks\\. Associated topics: analysis, bi, business analytic, business intelligence, investment banking, investment fund, legal, refine, refinement, strategy
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.