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Pay Philosophy
The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at An American Diversified Global Insurer Company have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.

Description:
An American Diversified Global Insurer Company's Global Compliance & Ethics Department is seeking a highly qualified attorney to join a team of in-house lawyers responsible for management of all legal and regulatory matters impacting the company's global Economic and Trade Sanctions (sanctions), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Corruption (anti-corruption) programs. This position generally requires at least five years' experience as a practicing lawyer, the ability to apply financial crimes laws to various insurance transactions, and a working knowledge in the sanctions, AML and anti-corruption areas. The lawyer will provide legal advice and carry out actions which have an impact upon the rights, privileges and responsibilities of the Company while maintaining high standards of legal and business ethics and professional responsibility.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure compliance of sanctions, AML and anti-corruption programs, including:
  • Maintaining global policies and procedures
  • Providing legal advice on voluminous day-to-day transaction requests from internal and external business partners
  • Partnering with multi-functional teams across various business channels on global financial crimes strategic initiatives
  • Monitoring compliance with internal controls
  • Providing training to business partners
  • Monitoring and advising on regulatory developments
  • Advising on regulatory inquires, audits and investigations
  • Supporting M&A team with pre-acquisition, divestiture due diligence and post-acquisition due diligence and integration

Qualifications:
  • Completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the bar of at least one jurisdiction in the United States required.
  • At least five years` experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Requirements include excellent oral and written communication skills, client focus, managing multiple priorities, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis of legal issues
  • Ideal candidate will have significant experience in OFAC and other sanctions regimes (e.g. EU and UK), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act, and anti-money laundering laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience working in insurance industry and/or financial crimes regulatory agencies preferred.