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Achievers Recruitment Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 21
Rewarding Remuneration
Achievers Recruitment Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 21
Rewarding Remuneration
Posted by:
Norelle Chow • Recruiter
Posted by:
Norelle Chow
Recruiter
My client is one of the high potential Fintech startups in Greater China. Currently there is a team of 10pax in HK, with around 20 IT architects based in Qianhai, Shenzhen.

Description of Role

  • Draft, negotiate, review, and update funds and managed accounts documents, including PPM, IMA, IAA, subscription/redemption forms, side letters, etc.
  • Review, negotiate and update agreements with various fund service providers, such as fund administrator, custodian, brokers, tax representative/adviser, auditor, etc.
  • Provide advice on legal and related issues relating to the establishment and ongoing maintenance of fund entities
  • Provide legal advice/draft legal documents for the firm and group companies in areas such as entity structure, service agreements, etc.  Moreover, working knowledge of employment laws, work visa applications, FATCA/CRS filing and service level agreements would also be useful.
  • Be the contact person and maintain a relationship with law firms
  • Prepare reporting materials to the funds’ and firm entities’ board of directors in relation to legal and compliance matters.  Attend board meetings of the funds and draft board resolutions
  • Assist with compliance matters and projects, such as regulatory filing, regulatory inquiries, compliance policies and guidelines, marketing document review, training, etc.

 

Qualifications & Skills

  • A qualified lawyer in a major jurisdiction (e.g. HK, US, UK, Singapore, etc) with experience in asset management business (leading law firms and/or Private Equity funds)
  • Degree in law and solid law school educational background. (eg. LLB, PCLL/LPC)
  • Additional postgraduate level qualifications (such as JD, LLM) will be well regarded
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership ability
  • Good team player with integrity.  Multitasking ability
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin (speaking and written), strong communication skills
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