Associate General Counsel

Wilmington, Delaware

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Associate General Counsel - Regulatory Services,

Location: New York City, New Jersey, Canton, MA, or Wilmington, DE (Hybrid)

External: This is a hybrid position primarily based in New York, New York, Jersey City, New Jersey, Edison, New Jersey, Canton, MA, or Wilmington, Delaware. We're committed to your flexibility and wellbeing and our hybrid strategy currently requires two days a week in the office, giving you the option to work remotely for some of your working week. Find out more about our culture of flexible working.

We give you a world of potential

Computershare is a global financial administration company, employing over 14,000 people around the world. We provide services in over 20 countries to more than 25,000 clients and 75 million customers and manage subsidiaries in more than 25 jurisdictions. Computershare is built on our share registry business and has expanded into employee equity plans, stakeholder communications, corporate governance, fund services, corporate trust services and deposit protection.

The Global Legal team supports Computershare to meet its strategic objectives by expertly managing legal risk and providing smart, commercial, effective, and efficient legal solutions. This role sits within the Global Legal Corporate function, which is accountable for the provision of specialist legal support to the Computershare group across a variety of areas of legal expertise, including Regulatory, Data Privacy, Employment Law, Litigation, Vendor Management and M&A.

A role you will love

The Associate General Counsel - Regulatory Services (the Associate GC) is responsible for providing expert legal advice, guidance and solutions on regulatory matters faced by Computershare in the United States and, as directed, in collaboration with legal counsel in other jurisdictions. This role reports to the Head of Corporate Regulatory Services US.

The Associate GC will serve as a strategic partner to all of Computershare's business lines in the United States (except for Computershare Loan Services) by providing best practice regulatory advice and government affairs and industry support, including coordinating, identifying, analysing, and disseminating regulatory issues impacting each business line and/or the regulated entities through which the various business lines may operate.

Key Responsibilities

The Associate GC will contribute to achieving both corporate and business unit strategic goals as a proactive member of the Corporate Legal team, working in close partnership with business executives and other personnel, legal stakeholders and other support functions.

Key accountabilities:

  • Take a leading role in managing regulatory matters and find solutions and strategies to limit / mitigate regulatory risks to the business and legal entities.
  • Collaborate with business unit and other Corporate Legal counsel with respect to regulatory matters.
  • Advise on complex regulatory matters (including cross-border as directed) in response to legislative, industry and policy developments. Advice includes entity level regulatory and licencing advice.
  • Advise on, draft, or maintain intercompany agreements, allocation of activities and people, royalty agreements and tax authorities/tax sharing agreements.
  • Advise on regulatory aspects of third-party outsourcing.
  • Advise on and support regulatory change management.
  • Provide support on a full range of legal matters relating to the regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Assist the Corporate Secretary to Computershare Trust Company, National Association and Computershare Delaware Trust Company and on governance for those entities.
  • Develop regulatory policies and processes and productivity improvements to ensure efficiency.
  • Assist in, support, and strategize on the management of regulator relationships, and liaise with regulators as appropriate.
  • Monitor legal developments, such as new laws or regulatory guidance and provide analysis of same as needed to the business units and other corporate functions.
  • Track, advise on and assist in addressing emerging risks.
  • Responding promptly and reliably to internal requests for expert advice.

What will you bring to the role?

The Associate GC requires an experienced understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes within financial services and licencing arrangements. Further expert knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to Computershare's businesses in the US, including, in particular, substantive experience in laws and regulations applicable to transfer agency, corporate trust, or broker-dealers, is a plus.

Additional requirements:
  • 15 years of general legal experience working within a reputable firm, ideally with in-house experience providing legal and compliance advice across a variety of legal issues and government or regulatory experience.
  • Law school graduate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state jurisdiction of the United States.
  • Experience in devising or implementing processes and controls designed to mitigate legal risk is advantageous.
  • Has a proven track record of developing and maintaining client / stakeholder relationships.
  • The role holder will be skilled at assessing and implementing controls.
  • The role holder will have a direct impact by being responsible for providing best practice regulatory advice in including coordinating, identifying, analysing, and disseminating regulatory issues impacting each business line and/or the regulated entities through which the various business lines may operate.
  • The role holder will be willing to be flexible to attend occasional global calls during after-office hours given the global nature of CPU's business.

Rewards designed for you

Paid parental leave, flexible working and a caring and inclusive culture.

Health and wellbeing rewards that can be tailored to support you and your family, including medical, dental and vision.

Invest in your future with 401k matching and tax-advantaged flexible spending plans, including healthcare, dependent care and commuter.

Income protection. Our package includes short and long-term disability benefits, life insurance and supplemental life insurance.

And more. Ours is a welcoming and close-knit community, with experienced colleagues ready to help you grow. Our handbook will help you find out more about our rewards and life at Computershare, visit

Compensation. The typical base pay range for this role is $160,000 - $220,000. This base pay range is specific to these locations and may not be applicable to other locations: Jersey City, New Jersey, Edison, New Jersey | New York, New York | Wilmington, Delaware | Canton, Massachusetts. This range reflects our good faith effort to pay fairly based on our job evaluation of this role and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's relevant knowledge, skills, experience, and other job-related factors.

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A company to be proud of

We're a global leader in financial administration with over 14,000 employees across more than 21 different countries. At Computershare, it's more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of our world of opportunities.

A diverse and inclusive place to work

Computershare celebrate the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone. We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.

We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at detailing your requirements and contact information.

Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Our Shared Services teams support all of our business lines behind the scenes. Across the world, we have a range of specialisms that ensure the delivery of our business priorities. These include Technology, Information Security, Finance, Risk, Audit, Governance, Marketing and Communications as well as our People team. Join our strategic team and help us look after everything from creating an amazing end to end employee journey to keeping our systems safe. You'll be looking after our people, our clients and their customers, whilst maintaining our exceptional standards around the globe.

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