Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
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. 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, OCC ensures that the obligations of the contracts it clears are fulfilled.
POSITION: The Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary will work closely with the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Legal Officer and other senior officers, as applicable, to tailor the Board’s governance framework to fit OCC’s and its directors’ needs. Support the Board in carrying out its fiduciary duties. Help ensure compliance with governance requirements in Delaware corporate law and applicable regulatory standards.
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
EXPERIENCE: A J.D. and at least 7 years of legal experience in the U.S. required. Prior experience in securities or commodities laws and regulations is preferred but not necessary.
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