General Counsel
Posted on 3/11/2023
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years of experience within proprietary trading, a hedge fund, an SRO, a Broker-Dealer, a Futures Commission Merchant, or a similar organization
  • JD required
  • Strong attention to detail and effective communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent analytical, time management, and organization skills
  • A high degree of flexibility, adaptability, and collaboration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory issues facing broker-dealers, hedge funds, and clearing organizations
  • Interest in developing areas of financial regulation, including digital assets
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of contracts, including software licenses, data licenses, and other technology agreements, trading agreements, leases, services agreements, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements, insurance contracts, and other commercial agreements as needed
  • Assist with maintenance of US and non-US entities, including drafting intercompany agreements, partnership agreements, and subscriptions, and managing corporate governance as needed
  • Advise business on various commercial transactions from initial structuring to term sheet/LOI, to definitive documentation
  • Investigating, learning, and applying applicable exchange and regulatory rules to Belvedere's business lines
  • Identifying legal/compliance issues and operational risks on an ongoing basis
  • Analyze new statutes and regulations to determine the impact on the business
  • Undertaking special projects as assigned
  • Manage Belvedere's Legal team
  • Engage with and manage external counsel when required
Belvedere Trading

201-500 employees

Trading firm specializing in equity index & commodity derivatives
Company Overview
Belvedere's mission is to identify and capitalize on trading opportunities in an ever-changing global marketplace.
  • Medical coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Complimentary access to a full gym in the building
  • Time off
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k)
  • Continuing education
  • Transit benefit program
  • Relocation reimbursement
Company Core Values
  • Team Belvedere - Compete and succeed at the highest level, make those around you better, be the best teammate
  • Me In Team - Share individually in the success of the company, expect merit-based responsibilities, balance high expectations with a fun work environment
  • Own It - Act like an owner, drive initiatives to make Belvedere unparalleled, contribute outside of your role
  • Iterative Innovation - Evolve to survive and thrive, deliver value consistently, dream big and be willing to fail
  • Passionate Discourse - Debate for a collective purpose and the best solutions, speak directly and openly with compassion, tell us what pisses you off (you'll feel better)