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DPAM Legal Officer

Date:  24-Nov-2022

Brussels, BE, 1040



Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM) is an independent active asset management firm part of a family owned group with its origins in 1871. DPAM is a sustainable investor, pioneer and innovative in responsible and sustainable investing. DPAM has a strong focus on research with a proprietary in-house fundamental and quantitative analyst team, supporting the firm’s asset management activities. DPAM manages investment funds as well as discretionary mandates on behalf of institutional clients, for a total amount of about € 36 billion, as of end of June 2019. To support the strong growth of Degroof Petercam Asset Management, we are looking for a f/m


In order to reinforce our Legal team within our firm Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM) located in Brussels, we are currently looking for a m/f Legal Officer

Your Position

  • Support fund restructurations (mergers, liquidations, creation of new funds (AIF & UCITS)
  • Update or review contracts, specific documents with services providers having signed an agreement with the Funds or DPAM
  • Legal analysis and implementation of new regulations (SFDR, Taxonomy, PRIIPS, etc.)
  • Introduce files regarding the funds with the regulatory authorities (FSMA), contact the FSMA, notary public, and contact other services providers with which the funds (or DPAM) has an agreement
  • Ensure relationship with internal partners
  • Support the pan-European distribution of Belgian investment funds including registration of the funds with our external services providers
  • Monitor the regulatory and legislative evolution with a focus on investment funds and asset management companies
  • Take part at the Belgian Asset Management Association (BEAMA), EFAMA and AFG and in internal legal meetings and training sessions related to the industry of the funds
  • Legal coverage of the national and international marketing activity
  • Legal and regulatory aspects of the funds’ and asset management company’s activities on a cross-border basis (international activities of DPAM)

Your Profile

  • Belgian Master in law;
  • First experience (1 to 3 years) as a legal officer in an investment funds/company law (lawyer office, notary office, consultant company or in a similar position).
  • Background in financial law and in the funds industry is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Dutch, French and English
  • Highly precise, organized and administrative oriented, able to work in a changing environment
  • IT minded (Word, Excel, using platforms dedicated to the management of the funds)
  • Able to work autonomously and to build up good interpersonal relationship and like to work in close partnership with the people in the business

Our offer

Degroof Petercam is big enough and small enough to matter since we are independent, operate internationally and have different métiers under one roof. 
Entrepreneurship is our DNA, expertise is our fuel. You will become part of a company with highly skilled, talented and passionate experts that aim for nothing less than excellence. 
The impact of our work goes beyond profit by looking at business from a broader perspective, challenging those who want to intellectually. In addition to our fascinating work environment, we also offer: 
o    Green mobility plan with a focus on flexibility and sustainability
o    A broad offer of learning & development programs including a Degroof Petercam Summer Academy for both professional and personal goals. 
o    An attractive and market conform compensation package 
o    Flexible working hours & teleworking 
o    An Employee Social Engagement Program 
o    Access to the same Private Banking Expertise as our clients

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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