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Securities Job Description

Stocks, bonds and other tradable assets are heavily regulated at both the federal and state levels. Failing to comply with these regulations could expose companies and individuals to significant civil and criminal penalties.

Securities lawyers, paralegals and legal support professionals help investors and companies adhere to the pertinent laws including the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (also known as the truth in securities law), the Investment Company act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. They also bring complaints in instances of perceived noncompliance and provide counsel on behalf of those accused of not adhering to the law.

Securities law career outlook

Before and after the great recession, highly publicized cases of fraud and deception on Wall Street put a renewed emphasis on enforcing compliance in the securities market. As a result, the demand for qualified, talented securities law professionals is on the rise.

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  • Location: New York , New York
    Date Posted: 06/15
    Position:
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel is currently working with a Fortune 500 company seeking a Corporate Counsel Attorney on a contract to hire basis. This opportunity is located in New York, New York.
     
    Job Requirements:
    • MUST HAVE financial services experience, preferably in...
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  • Location: Pasadena, California
    Date Posted: 06/09
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Contract
    New Job opportunity is immediately available for a transactional legal secretary in Los Angeles. This is a fantastic opportunity for a long term contract position and the right transactional legal secretary has demonstrated experience performing legal secretarial work in a transactional...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego , California
    Date Posted: 06/01
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Securities
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you an Associate Attorney with white collar and securities litigation experience in a large law firm?  Are you a corporate associate looking for more exposure to white collar and SEC work? Are you interested in an opportunity to work in a growing office of a large national firm?...View Details.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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