Sr Counsel - Investments - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

Senior Counsel – Investment Management will provide legal support to the institutional investment management functions of Allianz Investment Management LLC (“AIM”) and its parent Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (“Allianz Life”). ~crlf~AIM is a registered investment adviser providing institutional investment management services to Allianz Group affiliates and proprietary mutual funds. Allianz Life is a Minnesota life insurance company with statutory assets of $160 billion.

The duties of the Senior Counsel include the following, directly or indirectly through supervision of other internal and external legal resources:~crlf~• Legal support for reviewing, negotiating and drafting investment-related legal agreements, including investment management and advisory/subadvisory agreements, third-party vendor agreements, agreements relating to portfolio management operations (such as, ISDA agreements, MRAs, OTC derivatives, etc.), and investment documentation (such as subscription documents, prospectuses, operating and other agreements, etc.) for potential private equity, hedge, direct equity and other institutional and alternative investments; ~crlf~• Legal support for investment compliance, including support for compliance with laws, regulations and corporate policies applicable to institutional investment advisers and insurance company investors, support for the creation and maintenance of compliance and operational procedures and adviser Form ADV, and, as needed, support during regulatory examinations; ~crlf~• Legal support for adviser corporate governance, including creation and maintenance of corporate records and policies and procedures and support for corporate board meetings and materials; and~crlf~• Legal support in connection with the review and evaluation of proposed firm business initiatives.~crlf~~crlf~

The Senior Counsel must be an active member in good standing of a state bar with ability to be admitted to Minnesota bar and should have 6-10 years prior experience providing legal support for institutional investment managers, including experience:~crlf~• In a law firm and/or in an in-house corporate law department of an institutional investment manager or for the internal investment department of an insurance company;~crlf~• Providing legal counsel under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and related securities laws (such as, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934);~crlf~• Providing legal counsel in connection with sophisticated institutional and alternative investments; and~crlf~• Providing legal counsel in connection with hedging and derivatives trading, including regulatory compliance support under associated regulations in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions (such as, the EU). ~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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