Interactive Brokers Central Europe Zrt. (“IBCE”) is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our rapidly growing company. The key objective of the Legal Counsel is to assist IBCE in carrying out legal and regulatory work required to support IBCE’s current and future business initiatives. The successful candidate will sit in the Legal team but will have daily interaction with the IBCE Compliance team and other lawyers based around the world.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assisting with regulatory enquiries from the MNB and other EU regulatory authorities as well as EU and worldwide exchanges.
Knowledge of and experience working with the Hungarian Securities Act.
Researching and interpreting existing and forthcoming Hungarian and EU laws and regulations.
Assisting with regulatory and legal projects such as in relation to MiFID II, MiFIR and GDPR.
Drafting and assisting with the implementation of firm policies.
Drafting agreements, disclosures, account documentation and website materials.
Assisting with the drafting of written instructions for programmers and technology staff to respond to new regulations or the launch of new business lines.
Assisting IBCE Compliance with customer litigation and complaints.
Acting as corporate secretary.
A Hungarian qualified lawyer with 4-6 years of experience at a law firm, financial institution, financial services regulatory agency, exchange or broker-dealer.
Excellent academic background.
High degree of comfort and fluency with computers and technology and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and to work independently.
Proficiency in other European languages desirable.
Interactive Brokers ("IBKR"), a subsidiary of publicly-traded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut (NASDAQ: IBKR) is a low-cost provider of trade execution and clearing services for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IBKR’s premier technology provides electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, and funds worldwide from a single IBKR Integrated Investment account. IBKR is one of the largest online brokers by trade volume and is consistently ranked at the top of its field.
Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.
Our headquarters are in Greenwich, CT, USA. IBKR has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Estonia, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
IBKR is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC. Interactive Brokers Group brokerage affiliates are regulated by securities and commodities agencies around the world.
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