The Flourish Legal and Compliance team is a small but growing and high-functioning team within the MassMutual Law Department that is dedicated to supporting Flourish’s growing and fast-paced business. The team works collaboratively across Flourish and MassMutual and is committed to providing sophisticated and practical advice and helping Flourish maintain the highest standards of regulatory compliance.
As Lead Counsel, Flourish Product and Regulatory, you will be a member of Flourish’s Legal and Compliance team that leads by demonstrating ownership, commitment, and follow-through in achieving results. You will also manage priorities effectively and adapt quickly to achieve goals while thriving in complex, uncertain and changing situations. You will provide best-in-class and timely legal advice with respect to the development of Flourish’s products and new existing regulations that govern Flourish’s products. As a rapidly expanding fintech business, Flourish as an aggressive product roadmap with an emphasis on novel and bespoke products. The ability to work with and advise a cross-functional team of technologists, product managers, sales, support and business development is critical. This role also requires a high-level of autonomy, effective communication, and ability to teach oneself as well as to learn and adapt rapidly to changing regulations and business priorities.
Juris Doctor and bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance and a member of the Bar in good standing (any state), and the ability to become licensed for in-house practice in New York if not currently licensed in York.
At least seven years of experience as an attorney and/or compliance professional at a law firm, financial regulator and/or financial institution.
In-depth knowledge of of insurance regulatory requirements applicable to insurance agencies and the distribution of annuity products or U.S. securities laws and other laws and regulations applicable to retail financial services (e.g., broker-dealer and investment adviser)
Effective management presence and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to identify issues and exercise sound judgment in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to provide legal advice that is both practical to the business, with the ability to monitor and update the business on changes in the legal and regulatory landscape within the financial services industry.
Ability to teach oneself about new and innovative areas of the financial services industry, with a particular focus on issues relevant to financial technology.
Strong project management skills.
High degree of ownership and sense of urgency.
High moral character and professional integrity.
Must be able to pass a background check required under FINRA rules.
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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orienta...tion/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.