Legal Counsel

June 3 2024
Categories In-house, Industry, Contract administrator,
Montreal, QC • Full time

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The TMX group of companies includes leading global exchanges such as the Toronto Stock Exchange, Montreal Exchange, and numerous innovative organizations enhancing capital markets. United as a global team, we're connecting cross-functionally, traversing industries and geographies, moving opportunity into action, advancing global economic growth, and propelling progress. Through a rich exchange of ideas, meaningful collaboration, and a nimble operating model, we're powering some of the nation's most critical systems, fueling capital formation and innovation, bringing increased opportunity to business visionaries, product ingenuity to consumers, and career exploration to our team.

Ready to be part of the action?

Now Hiring: Legal Counsel

Under the supervision of the Chief Legal Officer, Regulatory Division of Bourse de Montréal, within the Legal Affairs of the Division, the person provides legal advisory services to the Division's services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide legal advice in connection with the modification or development of new market integrity rules, and ensure that the Division's initiatives meet the requirements of applicable laws and regulations.

  • Negotiate, draft and interpret commercial agreements and provide advice on contractual matters to the Division's services.

  • Review and draft the Division's internal policies and procedures, in close collaboration with the Division's services.

  • Provide legal support to Division services to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations.

  • Follow developments in derivatives law and financial market regulation.

Must Have (s):

  • Member in good standing of the Quebec Bar

  • Between 4 and 8 years of experience in the field of derivatives law and financial market regulation

  • Knowledge of regulatory and operational aspects of derivatives trading

  • Strong interest in financial markets, regulatory developments and innovation in the financial sector

  • Strong representation skills; ability to explain issues concisely to audiences with varying degrees of subject knowledge

  • Great attention to detail combined with the ability to maintain an overall vision

  • Ability to assume responsibilities independently and manage multiple priorities optimally

  • Ability to succeed in a constantly changing environment

  • Initiative and team spirit

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Results-oriented perspective and good understanding of regulatory issues

In the market for…

Excitement - Explore emerging technology and innovation, as well as ventures and digital finance that shape the future of global markets! Experience the movement of the market while grounded in the stability of close to 200 years of success.

Connection - With site hubs in some of the world's most multicultural cities, we leverage our size and structure to create rich connections and belonging while experiencing powerful global impact through our work.

Impact - More than a platform, we use our talents to power mission-critical systems that drive global economic advancement, innovation, and growth. As well, our employee-led Team Impact spreads social good via our giving strategy.

Wellness - From empathetic leadership to a culture of flexibility and balance, we believe wellness at work creates the maximum yield and a stronger "we". Plus, with a cloud-first and hybrid workstyle, as well as generous time-off and leaves, we support a life well lived!

Growth - From a growth mindset in our work, to expansion in our business, TMX is home to action-takers energized by the achievement of ambitious growth.

Ready to enrich your career with impactful work, leaders who truly care, and the flexibility and programs to help you thrive as part of #TeamTMX ? Apply now.

TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.

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