Counsel
Invesco - Atlanta, GA

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Invesco has earned the trust of investors around the world. With fully integrated investment capabilities that span traditional and alternative asset classes, Invesco is one of the world’s leading names in investment management for institutions and individuals worldwide. Access investment solutions available in the U.S., Canada, Continental Europe or Asia Pacific marketplaces.

Job Purpose (Job Summary)

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This position will assist the Associate General Counsel in executing legal responsibilities relating to Invesco's asset management products, with a particular focus on U.S. based institutional and retail products. This position will work with other members of the Invesco U.S. legal team (and Invesco attorneys outside the U.S. as necessary) to support our various businesses. The role includes daily involvement with both internal and external business clients and participation in the normal business decision-making process to ensure that Invesco's legal concerns, issues, risks, and liabilities are identified and dealt with effectively. The position may also entail internal corporate governance activities for various Invesco entities.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

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Provide legal counsel and advice on products, services and legal actions to operating areas.

Prepare and review legal contracts, documents, and regulatory filings.

Prepare board materials and presentations, and in certain cases, deliver these presentations.

Create, review, and interpret legal policies and procedures.

Coordinate with the Compliance group to ensure proper implementation and execution of policies and procedures.

Provide ongoing advice with respect to structuring and maintaining registered and unregistered investment vehicles including the preparation of offering materials and related reviews of registration statements.

Provide advice and conduct legal research regarding securities including the Investment Advisers Act, Investment Company Act, and 1933 Act.

Negotiate and provide advice with respect to legal contracts, documents, and general corporate matters.

Provide proactive and situation specific advice on individual transactions, contracts, projects, and broader issues of policy and principles.

Ensure that applicable laws, regulations, and Invesco standards are fully observed in spirit as well as in letter.

Ensure productive and constructive relationships with regulators and clients based on clear communication, mutual understanding, and regulator's/client's objectives.

Lead initiatives on a multifunctional basis to enhance business processes and address business operational issues.

Liaise in a proactive, problem solving manner with other functional areas on matters such as compliance, product development, and sales/marketing materials and activities.

Provide assistance on special projects.

FLSA (US Only)

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Exempt

Qualifications

Work Experience / Knowledge

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A minimum of 3 years experience with Investment Advisers/Company Act of 1940, preferably in a large law firm or in-house setting.

Experience working with derivatives is a plus.

Experience working with a range of regulatory bodies (SEC, FINRA, CFTC, OCC) is a plus.

Experience working with closed-end funds is a plus.

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required

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Must be willing to take responsibility for various subject matter areas (including unfamiliar ones) and to put in the effort required to do things right.

Must have the ability to solve problems, prioritize work, and meet deadlines in a demanding work environment.

Ability to deconstruct complex contracts and legal issues, clearly identify the obligations and risks that they impose on Invesco, and understand the implications of those risks and obligations.

Embraces a fiduciary culture - Acts in the best interest of clients who have chosen Invesco as a steward of their investments.

Conducts business in accordance with the highest standards of legal and ethical conduct.

Keeps clients (internal and external) first: understands client needs or service requirements and delivers solutions or service that meet or exceed client expectations.

Focuses on individual projects and issues while understanding their relevance to Invesco's overall goals and priorities.

Interacts with shareholders, clients, and colleagues in ways that strengthen connections and build trust and harmony while creating a positive influence on Invesco's success.

Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and interact with a wide variety of individuals.

Acts in ways that demonstrate initiative to originate new or innovative approaches that will enable Invesco to remain a top competitor as an industry leader.

Formal Education

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(minimum requirement to perform job duties)

Bachelor's degree and JD required.

Disclaimer

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

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