Corporate Counsel

  • Artivest
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Dec 05, 2017
Full time Compliance

Job Description

Artivest is seeking a Corporate Counsel to play a key role in executing our mission of bringing exceptional investment opportunities to a wider audience of qualified investors. Working closely with the executive management, business development and implementation teams, you will be responsible for all legal matters for Artivest Holdings and its affiliates which include a registered limited purpose broker-dealer and a commodity pool operator. In addition to general corporate functions, you will work directly on fund formation and product development. You will also take the lead in negotiating contractual arrangements with third party fund managers and service providers.

Who You Are

  • Entrepreneurial and highly motivated
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented, extremely thorough, and able to multitask
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent drafting skills
  • Ability to identify and analyze regulatory, compliance, and business issues in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment
  • Hands-on experience with private placements, placement agreements and marketing materials


What You've Done

  • JD degree
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a law firm and in-house focusing on fund formation, alternative investments and brokerage regulatory matters
  • Experience with retail wealth management
  • Understanding of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Hedge Funds
  • Experience with general corporate work and AML/KYC compliance
  • Familiarity with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the JOBS Act


What You'll Do

  • Oversee legal matters for Artivest and its affiliates
  • Advise senior officers on fund and corporate legal matters
  • Manage and coordinate with outside counsel
  • Contribute to the growth and management of a team supporting legal and compliance work
  • Oversee the formation of feeder fund vehicles
  • Review third party manager/fund legal documentation and participate in operational due diligence
  • Review and negotiate contracts with fund managers and vendors
  • Assist Compliance in all regulatory matters, including all SEC and FINRA matters
  • Follow and analyze evolving regulations and work with senior management to adopt appropriate business strategies