Associate General Counsel (Business and Regulatory)

  • Competitive
  • Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 17 Oct 17 2017-10-17

Associate General Counsel (Business and Regulatory)

Overview

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is looking for a motivated and talented attorney with experience in contract and broker-dealer regulatory issues to become an Associate General Counsel in the firm's Greenwich, CT office.

Interactive Brokers is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 100 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 657,000 trades per day (First Quarter 2017 results). At Interactive Brokers, you will be part of a dynamic, multinational, fast paced, results oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

Responsibilities

Assisting the firm's General Counsel in handling business and contractual matters, including:

  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts with customers of the firm
  • Handling legal inquiries from the firm's sales representatives and new accounts group
  • Negotiating contracts with outside vendors
  • Handling legal aspects of employment disputes
  • Drafting disclosures, account documentation and website materials
  • Crafting written instructions for programmers and technology staff to respond to new regulations or to launch new business lines


Qualifications

  • 5-10 years post-J.D. experience at a law firm, financial services regulatory agency, exchange or broker-dealer
  • Experience in reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts and/or handling brokerage regulatory matters
  • Member in good standing of the bar of any U.S. state or the District of Columbia
  • Solid academic background
  • High degree of comfort and fluency with computers and technology, and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a small-team environment and to work independently and to multi-task with minimal supervision