Paralegal (VP)

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 16 Oct 18

Paralegal (VP)

Morgan Stanley Services Group Inc. seeks Paralegal (VP) in New York, New York

Prepare, review, and analyze director and executive officer questionnaires and related diligence for U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) filing for annual review of director and Board committee member independence and executive officer proxy disclosure, including both US and Japanese corporate governance issues. Serve as liaison on governance matters for Firm's strategic partner located in Japan. Coordinate corporate governance requirements for Board of Directors approvals in accordance with New York Stock Exchange, Fed, and similar requirements. Serve as primary contact and coordinator for creation and distribution of communications and meeting materials to the Board and Committees. Serve as point of contact for corporate governance regulatory requests from the Firm's primary regulators and the Firm's internal audit, compliance, risk, and other functions and respond to their queries. Serve as key liaison with members of the Board of Directors and senior management. Prepare agendas, resolutions, presentations, minutes, and Committee reports for the Board. Prepare certificates on matters reviewed and approved by the Board and Committees. Maintain corporate records for Morgan Stanley Board and Committee meetings. Coordinate Board of Directors meetings, director orientations of the public bank holding company, and annual meeting of shareholders.


Requirements :

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Legal Studies, Finance, or related field of study and five (5) years of experience in the position offered or five (5) years of experience as a Legal Assistant, Paralegal, or related occupation in corporate governance. Requires three (3) years of experience with: non-U.S. corporate governance including Japanese corporate governance; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Word; drafting presentations and presenting to senior management and board members; corporate governance rules including SEC filings for annual meetings and financials (proxy, 6-K/8-K, 10-K/20-F, and Schedule 13-D); corporate governance at a financial services company in a bank holding company structure; and databases and technology platforms including SharePoint, IntraLinks, Blueprint, and systems for legal entity management. Will accept any amount of experience with BoardVantage or similar Board portal product.

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