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Legal Assistant/Paralegal To The Assistant Corporate Secretary

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BNP Paribas New York , NY 10007

Posted 5 months ago

Business Overview:

The Intermediate Holding Company ("IHC") program structured at the U.S. level across poles of activities of BNP Paribas provides guidance, supports the analysis, impact assessment and drives adjustments of the U.S. platform's operating model due to the changes introduced by the Enhanced Prudential Standards ("EPS") for Foreign Banking Organizations ("FBOs") finalized by the Federal Reserve in February 2014, implementing Section 165 of U.S. Dodd-Frank Act.

Business Overview:

The Intermediate Holding Company ("IHC") program structured at the U.S. level across poles of activities of BNP Paribas provides guidance, supports the analysis, impact assessment and drives adjustments of the U.S. platform's operating model due to the changes introduced by the Enhanced Prudential Standards ("EPS") for Foreign Banking Organizations ("FBOs") finalized by the Federal Reserve in February 2014, implementing Section 165 of U.S. Dodd-Frank Act.


The Legal Analyst will:

  • Provide a broad range of support for the corporate governance activities for the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas USA, Inc. (the "Company"), the holding company for certain BNP Paribas legal entities and operations in the U.S. including its broker dealers and retail banks. Also supports the U.S. Risk Committee composed of members of the Board Risk Committee.

  • Assist in the preparation and distribution via Board portal to the Board and Board Committees meeting notices, agendas and materials in accordance with the Company's organizational documents and practices

  • Oversee process for signatures of finalized minutes and corporate actions

  • Plan, schedule, and arrange all Board and Board Committee meetings

  • Assist with drafting routine resolutions and other Board documents

  • Prepare certificates of incumbency

  • Maintain custody of minute books and records, approvals, and filings, stock certificates and stock ledger file, records of delegated authorities, incumbency certificates, Corporate seal, and Board and Committee contact lists

  • Administer, manage, and maintain the electronic Board portal

  • Collect from Board and Committee secretaries matters discussed at meetings that require follow up and ensure that such matters are addressed and completed

  • Provide timely responses to clients' and internal requests for information relating to corporate actions and records

  • Process Directors' fees and Expense Report Reimbursements and ensure distribution of director compensation statements

  • Handle and coordinate travel arrangements, international and domestic, for directors as requested

  • Organize and maintain written and electronic OCS files; assist in the coordination of information and document management of the OCS corporate records

  • Have a reporting line into the Corporate Governance Counsel in the Office of the Corporate Secretary but must work closely, and coordinate, with the legal teams and other governance personnel in the Company's subsidiaries and related operations in New York and San Francisco. It is critical that this position work collaboratively and transversally across all U.S. operations.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent combination of training and experience

  • 3+ years' equivalent or transferrable experience at a financial institution or large complex company

  • 2 years' experience in corporate governance

  • 2+ years' experience in working with board of directors and/or senior officers

  • 3+ years' experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications to create documents, reports, presentations and spreadsheets

  • 1+ years' experience with coordination of travel arrangements, international and domestic

  • Flexible schedule as needed to respond to Board demands; ability to work early/late hours when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in French a plus

  • Project management experience is a plus.

  • Proficient in using Board Portal software tools

  • Consummate professional mature, articulate, thoughtful and good listener

  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Flexible and able to prioritize in accordance with changing needs and time constraints

  • Proven ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Extremely organized with a proven track record of successfully coordinating and planning meetings and activities of board of directors and senior officers

FINRA Registrations Required:

  • Not applicable

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.



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Legal Assistant/Paralegal To The Assistant Corporate Secretary

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BNP Paribas