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    The Legal Policy 1 Group in the Office of the General Counsel provides legal and policy analysis to the Commission, individual Commissioners, and the Commission's divisions and offices concerning the federal securities laws, administrative laws, and other applicable laws. The Legal Policy 1 Group analyzes regulatory recommendations from the Divisions of Trading and Markets and Investment Management, and provides assistance on related legislative matters.

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    This position focuses on Trading and Markets related matters, which generally involve oversight and supervision of the U.S. securities markets (e.g., exchanges, clearing agencies, and other self-regulatory organizations) and securities market participants (e.g., broker-dealers and security-based swap dealers).

    • Reviewing and analyzing proposals for rules and regulations drafted by the Division of Trading and Markets.
    • Advising on novel legal questions, including responding to questions concerning the securities laws, in particular the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as well as other laws, such as the Administrative Procedure Act and other administrative laws.
    • Preparing a variety of written documents to convey information and analysis, including legal memorandum. Also conveying information and analysis orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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