• Legal, Technology, IP and Contracts, Marquee Coverage Head, Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-56478
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Legal
    Business Unit
    Firmwide Legal
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    LEGAL

     

    We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. Professionals within the Legal Department provide high quality legal advice, transactional and regulatory advice, litigation oversight, and advise on compliance and reputational issues. Our goal is to help our businesses understand, navigate and weigh the risks associated with business related activities. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

     

    The Legal Department is looking for an attorney with financial services technology expertise and experience, to be part of the Technology, Intellectual Property and Contracts team tasked with advising, counseling, structuring and negotiating technology and intellectual property-related transactions and contracts. This position offers an opportunity to work closely with stakeholders across the firm, primarily relating to the firm’s sales and trading applications and platforms, including the Marquee platform, our global digital storefront that offers financial data and risk analytics, software programming tools and content across asset classes to our clients within the Securities Division. This role is an opportunity to work with a fast-growing, innovative business within a long-established, market-leading investment bank.  This role will also interact closely with colleagues throughout the firm’s legal and compliance functions in order to provide legal support in connection with the development of new products and services to be delivered to clients and to provide subject matter expertise on a wide range of partnerships and transactions relating to the platform.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide general advice and counsel on financial services related technology and intellectual property-related transactions with a focus on market data and data services offered by financial services institutions; licensing; counseling on digital strategy concerns including open source licensing, data security, data use and privacy issues; hosting, cloud computing and software services agreements; internet exchanges and marketplaces; internet advertising and sponsorship agreements.
    • Assist senior leadership of the legal department in developing, documenting and implementing contractual protections, processes and policies to effect compliance with the evolving legal and regulatory environment related to the consumption and sale of data and financial products on digital platform.
    • Instruct/work with / manage external counsel and consultants.
    • Work closely with business clients and Legal and Compliance colleagues in dealing with and responding to various regulatory questions and inquiries.
    • Opportunity to work with subject matter expert lawyers regarding the structuring, negotiation and execution of complex transactions.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong knowledge of technology and intellectual property laws and regulations, with good understanding of data commercialization processes (commercial models, service arrangements, contract structures), preferably on an international basis.
    • 7+ years’ post qualification experience required
    • Preference for Relevant in-house experience in financial services company or fin-tech focusing on market data, licensing and/or digital financial services offerings
    • Team player with inherent commercial judgment and strong analytical skills
    • Strong oral and written communications skills
    • High level of initiative, integrity, and organization
      • Comfortable engaging with senior executives across a host of disciplines and businesses
      • Significant project management skills to simultaneously manage the analysis and implementation of new products and initiatives
      • Track record of delivering process efficiencies and improvements, using technology where appropriate, is desirable.

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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