Counsel - Institutional Legal

Allianz Global Investors

We are looking for an experienced attorney to support the institutional legal team of Allianz Global Investors U.S. The position reports to the Head of US Institutional Legal and is based in AllianzGI’s NY office. ~crlf~~crlf~Responsibilities include:~crlf~## Negotiating and drafting investment management agreements.~crlf~## Drafting and reviewing investment guidelines.~crlf~## Drafting and reviewing derivatives and other trading agreements.~crlf~## Reviewing and assisting in the preparation of responses to requests-for-proposals.~crlf~## Assisting in the preparation of fund documentation.~crlf~## Providing advice with respect to various regulatory and operational issues.~crlf~## Providing legal support for cross-business unit projects.~crlf~## Managing internal business relationships and communicating directly with internal business clients.~crlf~## Updating disclosure documents.~crlf~## Review of marketing and offering materials.~crlf~## Investor negotiations.~crlf~## Managing external legal budgets and maintaining cost controls.~crlf~## Advice on the legal implications of offering new and existing products and services.~crlf~## Draft and review ancillary contracts (e.g., non-disclosure agreements, placement agreements, side letters).~crlf~

## Licensed attorney with top credentials, with minimum 5-7 years related experience with a major law firm and/or the legal department of a leading financial services/investment management organization.~crlf~## Extensive and sophisticated knowledge covering the following areas:~crlf~## Investment Advisers Act and US federal securities laws~crlf~## Investment Company Act of 1940~crlf~## General US corporate law~crlf~## ERISA and public pension plans~crlf~## FINRA regulation~crlf~## Dodd-Frank reforms~crlf~## CFTC regulations~crlf~## Significant legal experience in the following areas:~crlf~## Asset management and securities transactions~crlf~## Negotiation and drafting of investment management agreements with respect to institutional accounts~crlf~## Commodities and derivatives transactions~crlf~## Drafting commingled fund offering documents, disclosure documents and related agreements ~crlf~## International/cross-border experience a plus~crlf~## Commercial orientation and ability to counsel investment professionals as thought partner~crlf~## Bias toward considered action, rather than the provision of legal advice alone~crlf~## Excellent written and oral communications and presentation skills.~crlf~## Mature and self-confident.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to

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