About our partner:
Our partner is looking for a Legal Counsel to join their rapidly growing company. The key objective of the Legal Counsel is to assist the company in carrying out legal and regulatory work required to support company’s current and future business initiatives. The successful candidate will sit in the Legal team but will have daily interaction with the Compliance team and other lawyers based around the world.
Assisting with regulatory enquiries from the MNB and other EU regulatory authorities as well as EU and worldwide exchanges.
Knowledge of and experience working with the Hungarian Securities Act.
Researching and interpreting existing and forthcoming Hungarian and EU laws and regulations.
Assisting with regulatory and legal projects such as in relation to MiFID II, MiFIR and GDPR.
Drafting and assisting with the implementation of firm policies.
Drafting agreements, disclosures, account documentation and website materials.
Assisting with the drafting of written instructions for programmers and technology staff to respond to new regulations or the launch of new business lines.
Assisting the company Compliance with customer litigation and complaints.
Acting as corporate secretary.
A Hungarian qualified lawyer with 4-6 years of experience at a law firm, financial institution, financial services regulatory agency, exchange or broker-dealer.
Excellent academic background.
High degree of comfort and fluency with computers and technology and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and to work independently.
Proficiency in other European languages desirable.