If selected, you will serve as a legal adviser responsible for a broad range of assignments in the Office of International Corporate Finance (OICF).
- Performing extensive and complex review(s) of statutes, rules and regulations related to foreign issuers and to U.S. issuers raising capital offshore, and rendering legal advice and assistance to other members of the Commission staff on a range of topics under the federal securities laws;
- Providing interpretive guidance to practitioners and other members of the public through no-action letters, interpretive letters, exemptive orders, and responses to telephone and email inquiries;
- Participating in the development of new or revised policies, rules, and programs under the Acts administered by the Division;
- Reviewing disclosure documents filed by foreign issuers and supporting operations groups within the Division;
- Advising staff on enforcement matters relating to foreign issuers;
- Contributing to the SEC’s participation on various international organizations and committees, including reviewing documents, assisting in the preparation of meeting materials, and liaising with other Commission staff.
Conditions of Employment
- CITIZENSHIP: This position is open to US Citizens.
- You must possess a J.D. or LL.B Degree
- You must be an active member of the bar in good standing
- Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in you not being considered for this position.
- Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.
- This position has promotion potential to the SK-14.
- TRIAL PERIOD: This appointment may require completion of a two-year trial period.
- SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.
- DRUG TESTING: This position may be subjected to drug testing requirements.
- PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Moving/Relocation expenses are not authorized.
- DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
- This position is in the collective bargaining unit.
- Due to COVID-19, the SEC is currently in an optional telework posture. This position is eligible to request telework in accordance with the SEC ‘s telework policy.
- All SEC employees (whether teleworking or working onsite) who are not approved for a reasonable accommodation must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
- For information about where to obtain a vaccine at no cost to you, please visit Vaccines.gov.
Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following
- J.D. or LL.B. degree –AND–
- Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.
- SK-14: Applicant must have three (3) years of post J.D. experience identifying legal issues, providing legal analyses, providing legal solutions/recommendations, and preparing legal documents, which also includes at least two (2) years of experience: 1) independently preparing or reviewing SEC filings made by public companies: 2) providing legal advice or conducting legal analysis regarding the application of the Securities Act of 1933 and/or Exchange Act of 1934; and/or 3) providing guidance in the evaluation of disclosure reporting issues.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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