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Company: Valley Bank
Location: Wayne, NJ
Career Level: Director
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


The SEC / M&A Attorney will provide legal advice and counsel to Valley National Bank, a regional bank with $50 billion in assets, and its holding company, Valley National Bancorp, on a variety of legal matters involving the Bank, the Holding Company, and their affiliates. Conduct due diligence and prepare documents relating to mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and SEC-related matters. Work with representatives from various departments on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform to legal requirements.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance and expertise on M&A, SEC, bank regulatory and corporate governance matters and requirements for the Bank, the Holding Company, and their affiliates.
  • Prepare the meeting materials for, and support and attend, the board and board committee meetings.
  • Manage the workflow of M&A legal team on Bank acquisitions.
  • Provide advice concerning M&A agreements and engage in reviewing and finalizing agreements for Bank acquisitions.
  • Responsible for supporting SEC and bank regulatory issues involving capital markets offerings by the Holding Company or Bank, including underwriting agreements, offering documents and Board resolutions.
  • Responsible for matters relating to shareholder meetings, including preparing and drafting the Proxy Statement and related proxy materials, including the CD&A.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to the CEO, senior executive management, and department heads of the Bank, the Holding Company, and their financial services, insurance, and other operating subsidiaries.
  • Responsible for drafting and negotiating transaction documents for stock purchase, asset purchase, merger, confidentiality, and non-disclosure of subsidiaries, as needed.
  • Work with the relevant internal stakeholders to develop ESG strategies and implementation of same.

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