The Options Clearing Corporation (“The OCC”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Counsel, Regulatory Supervision to be based in Chicago or Washington, DC. The OCC is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to OCCRegulatory@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact The OCC directly; all resumes sent to The OCC will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: Provide legal advice on both routine and complex matters to internal clients in order to manage legal risks faced by the Corporation relating to clearance and settlement operations. Advise internal clients on specific regulations applicable to OCC, with a particular emphasis on regulations of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Work with personnel from the business units to articulate the nature of changes to the Corporation’s By-Laws and Rules to the regulators. Serve as Corporation liaison to the regulators.
Company: Based in Chicago, The Options Clearing Corporation is a United States clearing house. Founded in 1973, it is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. The OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and financial integrity in the marketplaces that it serves by focusing on sound risk management principles. By acting as guarantor, The OCC ensures that the obligations of the contracts it clears are fulfilled.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: 5+ years of related experience either at a law firm, in-house, or at a regulatory agency.
Relocation: This position can be located in Chicago or Washington DC. Locals preferred.
Bar: Member in good standing with license to practice law in any US jurisdiction.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to OCCRegulatory@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2201547
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