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CFRA about 1 month ago
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Vice President (Legal Analyst)

Vice President (Legal Analyst) | Legal Edge

Legal Edge Legal Analysts provide independent and objective analysis and forecasting to the global investment community.

The Vice President will work within a team that provides actionable and timely legal analysis regarding the investment implications of legal, regulatory, and related developments to institutional investor clients on a range of topics, including mergers and acquisitions. The role involves analysis of case law, statutes, court/regulatory filings, coverage of court hearings and other legal and public policy developments, and support of the research product. The analyst will also respond to client inquiries on additional issues and special situations as they arise. The analyst will be responsible for producing written research and analysis, hosting topic-specific conference calls and events, and engaging directly with clients.

This is not an entry-level position. Candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of relevant experience. Compensation and title negotiable based on experience. This role offers hybrid/remote flexibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and analyze legal themes and developments emanating from federal and state courts and regulatory enforcement bodies that present investment opportunities
  • Provide timely, forward-looking analysis of risks and opportunities affecting specific companies, sectors, or other investible assets
  • Publish research reports on the various topics in the analysts issue coverage universe
  • Speak and travel to meet with institutional investors one-on-one and in group settings
  • Conduct and coordinate due diligence research projects on tight deadlines
  • Occasional travel to cover court hearings and trials (<10%)
  • Host events and conference calls with primary-source subject matter experts

Skills, Knowledge, and Expertise

  • Juris Doctor degree plus at least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience analyzing, writing, and presenting on legal developments
  • Strong ability to communicate complex information effectively in writing and in person
  • Prior legal experience (i.e., law firm, in-house, government/regulatory, advisory, etc.)
  • Direct exposure to mergers and acquisitions and antitrust legal and/or policy issues a major plus
  • Knowledge of and interest in the financial markets
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within our team environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to help build and grow our business

Benefits

  • 20 days of Vacation
  • 8 Sick Days
  • 1 paid volunteer day
  • 10-11 Holidays a year
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life & Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • 401K Match

About CFRA

CFRA is a leading independent investment insights and data analytics company. Through an unmatched multidisciplinary approach to investment research, including expert lenses on forensic accounting, fundamental, policy, legal, fund, and technical research, CFRA provides actionable analytics to make better investment and business decisions. CFRA is results-oriented, we place an unwavering priority on the quality of our research, from the productivity and performance of our analysts to the success of our client relationships. Over 2,000 clients rely on CFRAs proprietary research conducted by experts who uniquely analyze industries, funds and companies of interest with our time-tested and rigorous research methodology.

On October 1, 2016, CFRA acquired S&P Globals Equity and Fund Research business, a leading provider of independent research and commentary with offerings focused on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds as well as sectors and industries. The Equity and Fund Research business originated in the 1920s and has amassed a worldwide base of investing clients.

The combined firm is committed to being the world’s leading independent investment research firm with ~90 global analysts, authoring in-depth qualitative research on 1,600+ companies. In addition, CFRA offers a comprehensive view on global sector themes, industries, and funds, through in-depth qualitative research on 11 Sectors, 73 Industries, 19,000+ ETFs, 15,000+ Mutual Funds, as well as quantitative company research on 20,000+ global companies.

Founded as the Center for Financial Research and Analysis in 1994, today our company is simply known as CFRA. However, our mission remains to be the center for our global clients by providing independent, differentiated, and actionable analysis to help you make better investment and business decisions.

Our clients are based in the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Australia representing thousands of investment professionals and risk managers at leading hedge funds, mutual funds, pension managers, insurance companies, private equity, investment advisors, banks, regulators, corporations, and professional service organizations.

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Department

Policy Research

Employment Type

Full Time

Location

United States

Workplace type

Fully remote