Overview

Job Purpose
The attorney position is in
the Legal Department of the NYSE Group businesses of Intercontinental Exchange,
Inc. The attorney will provide securities, regulatory, and other legal guidance
to the NYSE Group cash equity and options exchanges and related business units,
including day-to-day advice to market operations personnel in applicable SRO
and SEC rules.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal and
    regulatory guidance to business units on application of exchange rules and
    federal securities laws, primarily with respect to equities and options trading
  • Research, analysis and
    written work product regarding SEC and self-regulatory organization (SRO)
    rules, including drafting SRO rules and comment letters in response to SEC
    proposed rules
  • Provide legal advice to business
    related to broker-dealer regulation
  • Work with operations and
    compliance to provide legal guidance on daily events that may implicate SEC and
    exchange rules
  • Interact with SEC staff as
    appropriate, including during exams and in response to inquiries
  • Assist with special
    projects, as needed

Knowledge and Experience

  • Member of New York State Bar
  • 5+ years relevant legal
    experience
  • Strong communications
    skills to work with internal business groups and regulatory attorneys
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work
    independently and as a part of a team
  • Strong knowledge of
    securities laws
  • Broker-dealer experience a
    plus
  • Knowledge of equity and
    options market structure a plus
  • Experience dealing with
    regulators and compliance personnel a plus

Additional Information

  • Job Type: Standard
  • Schedule: Full-time

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