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    The Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation (OASB) within the SEC is seeking to hire an Attorney Adviser to support small business capital formation policy evaluation and analysis. Applicants can learn more about the mission and functions of the new office, which was started in 2019, by reading more here.

    This position is located in Washington, DC.

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    The Attorney-Adviser will be responsible for working collaboratively with OASB in fulfilling its mission to:

    • Assist small businesses and their investors in resolving significant problems with the SEC or self-regulatory organizations (SROs).
    • Conduct outreach to small businesses and their investors to solicit views on capital formation issues.
    • Identify problems that small businesses have with securing access to capital, including any unique challenges to minority-owned and women-owned small businesses and small businesses affected by natural disasters.
    • Identify areas in which small businesses and their investors would benefit from changes in SEC regulations or SRO rules.
    • Analyze the potential impact of proposed SEC regulations and SRO rules on small businesses and their investors, including rules proposed by both the SEC and self-regulatory organizations that are likely to have a significant economic impact on small businesses and small business capital formation.
    • Propose appropriate regulatory and legislative changes to the SEC and Congress to mitigate problems identified with small business capital formation and to promote the interests of small businesses and their investors.
    • Interact with a variety of organizations and individuals, both within the SEC and externally, on small business-related issues.
    • Prepare an annual report to Congress providing analysis of the issues small businesses face and steps OASB has taken to address such issues over the past year.
    Applicants are expected to draw upon their experience to analyze practical implications of policy on small business capital formation.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536339000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.