Associate General Counsel

Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Relations
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Business Unit: General Counsel’s Office 
Department: Legal
Job Family: Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Relations
Job Title: Executive Director and Associate General Counsel
Corporate Title: Executive Director
FLSA Code (US Only): Exempt
People Manager:  Yes

Business Unit Description:

The Legal Department, a unit of DTCC's General Counsel's Office, is responsible for performing legal and regulatory functions for DTCC and its subsidiaries.

Position Summary:

This attorney will be a member of DTCC Legal group, with a focus on providing legal and regulatory advice and guidance to DTCC’s central depository DTC, as well as the Finance and Treasury Group.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Operate independently as legal counsel to senior business leaders in DTCC’s central depository DTC.
  • Identify and evaluate regulatory issues as they arise.  
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice in the development and structuring of new business initiatives for DTC.  
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice on risk issues, including issues with DTC.  
  • Prepare and support rule filings and related regulatory submissions.  
  • Support work with client outreach efforts, such as member advisory councils.   
  • Support related audits and examinations.  
  • Manage corporate governance matters and governance requirements pertaining to DTC, including assisting senior management in preparation for meetings of the Board of Directors and its Committees and attending meetings as necessary.  
  • Represent the organization on Industry committees and represent the interests of the organization in Industry initiatives and projects.  
  • Engage other members of the DTCC legal department and manage outside counsel as necessary in support of all of the above.
Leadership Competencies for this level include:
  • Cultivating Talent: Articulates the vision for the organization in a way that motivates others, identifies current and future talent needs, and creates development opportunities that positively effect both the individual and business.
  • Industry Acumen: Demonstrates advanced knowledge of industry and global economy, and uses it to guide business strategies and decisions.
  • Organizational Leadership: Demonstrates personal commitment toward the organization’s vision, identifies and acts on new opportunities for growth and engages appropriate stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.
  • Executive Presence: Consistently demonstrates the values, shows composure under pressure and maintains high professional standards in all situations.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions. 
  • 6 to 8 years as a practicing attorney, with minimum 3 years training with a top tier law firm, financial services firm for financial services regulator 
  • J.D. from a top tier law school; admission to the New York Bar
About DTCC:

With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure institution for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.

At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.

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