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BBTV Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 12, 2021
Full time
BBTV is a media-tech company advancing the world through the creation, distribution, management and monetization of content. BBTV provides end-to-end solutions to content owners including proprietary tech, leading services and enhanced distribution & monetization. We have built proprietary VISO technologies leveraging machine learning, digital signal processing and big data to power our platform and ecosystem. Our key revenue streams represent the most relevant and scalable opportunities for monetization of digital IP across advertising, SaaS/content management, mobile apps and other revenue streams. BBTV is the second largest video property worldwide in terms of unique viewers following only Google, reaching tens of billions of monthly impressions.   Working closely with Leadership, serve as the head of the legal business unit, while performing complex legal work that supports BBTV Leadership and Management to achieve company strategic and operational goals   General responsibilities Provide legal support and advice to all internal teams, including, Leadership, Business Development, Ad Sales & Branded Entertainment, Professional Services, BBTV Interactive, eCommerce, Content Acquisition, R&D, Finance, HR and others Support and/or lead the negotiation of commercial, mergers and acquisitions and shareholder/securities agreements related to BBTV’s business across all stakeholders. You will be responsible for drafting complex and specialized terms and conditions that balance BBTV’s risk and the needs of our unique business. Securities Confidently advise business stakeholders in all areas of corporate securities law, including public and private equity and debt financings, mergers + acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance matters, continuous disclosure filings and all public reporting related matters Ensure compliance with applicable continuous disclosure requirements, advise on potential transactions involving securities law considerations, and work with outside counsel to implement them Draft, review, and negotiate all contractual agreements, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and all agreements related to market activities, as the case may be M&A Support the Company’s M&A function from strategy to execution, in partnership with the VP Corporate Development, CFO, Legal and Finance team Build and maintain relationships with corporate leadership, target companies, industry and professional networks, and all third-party consultants that can assist in M&A strategy, target identification, deal sourcing, deal execution, and post-acquisition integration. Review corporate existence of target and provide advice regarding structuring of the M&A transaction, in conjunction with tax and accounting considerations. Plan, in conjunction with finance and corporate development, due diligence strategy and conduct due diligence on target and its business. Lead the effective execution of legal due diligence. Draft, negotiate and finalize LOI’s, NDA’s, definitive agreements, and all related deal documentation in connection with proposed M&A transactions. Identify and obtain all necessary regulatory approvals for the M&A transaction Lead the integration of the targets’ corporate, compliance and legal support departments. Maintain documentation on pipelines, status, discussions and create an intelligence database. Risk and Compliance Oversee compliance across a multitude of laws and regulations including, but not limited to: competition, anti-spam, anti-terrorist, anti-money laundering, data security and data breach, privacy, minors, marketing (contests, sweepstakes, rules, disclosures), copyright, consumer protection, product liability, production, IP and trust & safety. Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks for the organization Ensure compliance with local, provincial, state, and federal laws and regulations in all jurisdictions that BBTV operates Setting internal governance policies and managing the impact of external factors Commercial Support and/or lead the negotiation of media and entertainment agreements related to BBTV’s strategic partnership opportunities. You will be responsible for drafting complex and specialized terms and conditions that balance BBTV’s risk and the needs of our unique client/partner base Draft and negotiate an array of commercial agreements such as, letters of intent, term sheets and long form agreements Manage disputes combining your business acumen with your risk mitigation abilities Education and Learning Keep Leadership and management informed of developments in laws and regulations that may affect the business and/or its strategies Train internal stakeholders to improve their understanding of legal concepts to help prevent litigation Leadership Help set the strategic vision for the Legal department, as well as apply strategic business acumen to help enable business growth Maintain a strong understanding of the ongoing changes in the digital space. Help evaluate the latest sources of research insights and market data to help ensure the business always has access to best-in-class business and legal intelligence Recruit, develop, and manage BBTV’s Legal team, including being responsible for the oversight of the team including coaching, driving individual and team success, 1-on-1 meetings, reviewing performance, optimizing employee retention, inter-company communication and removing barriers to success Self-educate and educate the Legal team on business and legal strategies to improve the team’s productivity and build value in BBTV’s internal & external stakeholder relationships Maintain and model a positive and professional attitude, that cultivates healthy working relationships across all levels of the organization, while fostering BBTV’s culture by modelling our core values Operations Oversee BBTV’s standard form contracts, and ensure right processes are in place to operate efficiently and successfully within the team, as well as successful interactions with all business units Manage BBTV’s partnerships with external Legal vendors, including selection, cost negotiations, relationship management and business outcomes Forecast, prepare and submit an annual Legal operational budget, manage effectively within this budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered Oversee the Legal team’s workflow, develop, and implement collaborative strategies to manage productivity levels, and act as the department’s representative and advocate with other departments, where necessary   Role Requirements A minimum of fifteen years of relevant and progressive experience, with at least ten of those years focused on securities regulatory law and commercial litigation in the technology, media or entertainment industries.   Demonstrated experience with continuous disclosure requirements and privacy compliance in a public reporting company LLB degree; member in good standing of the BC Bar Association, or other provincial association (preference given to BC) Demonstrated track record of supporting innovative and impactful business decisions and partnerships in digital & social media, technology and/or entertainment industries Proven expertise in navigating complex negotiations Demonstrated expertise in identifying the legal risks and significance of business partnerships, transactions, and initiatives Demonstrated competence in drafting complex contracts and agreements, and preparing presentations and legal business plans Ability to present compelling and difficult legal insights to internal and external stakeholders Highly motivated, self-starter, able to remain adaptable and move quickly in a rapidly changing environment Applicable knowledge of multi-jurisdictional securities law (Canada and the United States) given preference   About BBTV At BBTV, our team is everything. We offer competitive compensation packages, flexible hours and operate on a horizontal management structure that rewards creativity and values transparency.   From our commitment to giving back (support for everyone to volunteer with a charitable or community initiative), our culture committee (social events, team-building, diversity and inclusion), and our support for personal and career development through our learning & development program, we’re not your typical 9-5 gig.   BBTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to foster a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the individuals we serve and to provide employees with a meaningful and inclusive work environment, free of discrimination and harassment.   BBTV believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Indigenous people, people of color, people of all genders or non-genders, and people with disabilities of all types are encouraged to apply.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   To all recruitment agencies, BBTV does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, BBTV employees or any other company location. BBTV is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Infrastructure Ontario Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 12, 2021
Full time
IO’s Transaction Services and Corporate Legal Enterprise Team provides professional support to all parts of the agency. Lawyers within the team specialize in services that support infrastructure and commercial projects, construction, real estate and leasing, lending, privacy protection, government affairs, litigation, and contract management.   Posting Close : April 26, 2021 Level of Position: Legal (L1) What You Will Do Support Major Projects teams from a legal standpoint in the procurement and delivery of major provincial infrastructure projects (e.g. hospitals, courthouses, correctional facilities, highways and rail/transit). Support Commercial Projects teams to deliver value for the public sector in novel and unique initiatives to leverage private sector partnerships and investments to help generate revenue, reduce costs and create efficiencies in government services and investments. Embedded within each project team, the successful candidate will be closely involved in structuring and implementing our projects. This will often require innovative thinking to develop and negotiate agreements reflecting the needs of each project. Draft, review, analyze and negotiate complex agreements, opinions, memoranda, and procurement documents to manage risk and ensure that the government’s objectives are achieved. Ensure compliance with Infrastructure Ontario’s governance requirements. Build and maintain effective working relationships with project partners, funding partners, industry players and other stakeholders. Oversee and direct external counsel; interpret and disseminate legal advice and recommendations to senior lawyers and clients. Represent Infrastructure Ontario in relations with representatives of the government, stakeholders, media and general public. Educate legal team and internal clients on legal matters through discussions and presentations. Assume other legal duties as assigned. Who We're Looking For We are seeking an individual with a minimum of three (3) years of experience practicing law, preferably in one or more of the following areas: real estate law, procurement law, construction law, infrastructure law, project finance law, and corporate law. The individual must have a university degree in law (LLB or JD) and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. The ideal candidate will have excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Be able to work on numerous files in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. Have strong negotiation skills to ensure positive outcomes for the corporation. Be able to communicate complex legal issues clearly to non-lawyers. Have well-developed research and analytical skills. Dispute resolution experience is an asset.   Infrastructure Ontario is an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   By submitting your application you are granting Infrastructure Ontario permission to process your personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Infrastructure Ontario may share your personal data internally to appropriate persons involved in the recruitment process and to third parties where there is an administrative or lawful basis for doing so. Provided that Infrastructure Ontario does not have any lawful reason to continue processing your personal data, you may make a formal request to rectify, erase or restrict (the processing of) your personal data.
Cartel inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 12, 2021
Full time
With over 35 years of experience, Cartel is considered one of Toronto's leading employment agencies servicing the legal community. Our clients are among the most distinguished law firms and our success lies in our applicants and their desire for the perfect career match. There is no fee to register with Cartel for any employment opportunity. We listen. We're honest. Just ask your friends. They'll tell you. Cartel. Give us a call; we really do make the difference. Position Title:  Corporate Commercial Lawyer (GTA) (2-10 years) Opportunity: Corporate Law    Location: Toronto   Our Client, one of Toronto's top ranked full-service firms, is currently seeking an Associate to join its legal team in their office.  Real estate experience is an asset.   The ideal candidate will be able to both work as part of a team and independently with a focus on providing excellent client service. The firm offers a collegial and supportive environment, interesting, diverse and challenging work. They provide comprehensive legal services for a large base of clients, with a focus on service and professional excellence.    J ob Description: Our Client is a growing firm and they require a Lawyer to join its Corporate Practice Group.    This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, development, and mentorship. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading cross-marketing initiatives within the firm, and facilitating client seminars. This partner will also play a pivotal role in networking with the business community to increase referral sources and raise the firm profile in the corporate legal market. This is an excellent opportunity for the entrepreneurial lawyer. The candidate should have an enthusiastic and responsive approach to client requirements and excellent people skills.     Desired Skills & Experience: Experience in Corporate Law ( not required but preferred part or full book of business). A track record of leadership Ability to work independently as well as on a team Ability to handle a high volume of work Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills To discuss this role further, please submit your CV to:  ben@cartelinc.com   Ben Higham B.S., JD., LL.M. Director of Legal Recruiting Cartel Inc. One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550 100 King Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada   M5X 1A4   Ph: (416) 259 1983
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Apr 12, 2021
Full time
Competition # : 29850 Department: Justice Location: HALIFAX Type of Employment: Term Union Status: NSLGA Closing Date: 4/9/2021 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)   About Us   The Department of Justice, Legal Services Division is the law firm for the Province of Nova Scotia. Justice lawyers have the opportunity to participate in a broad range of legal issues, providing legal services to the Crown and promoting the fair and lawful administration of public affairs in accordance with the law. The Legal Services Division consists of Solicitor Services, Litigation Services and the Registry of Regulations. We are currently recruiting for a lawyer for the Child Protection Litigation Services Team in Halifax.   For more information on the Department of Justice Legal Services please visit our website: https://novascotia.ca/just/Legal_Services/.   About Our Opportunity   As a member of the Child Protection Services team, the lawyer will be responsible for the effective and efficient representation of the Minister of Community Services in the course of proceedings before trial and appeal courts.   Qualifications and Experience   The successful candidate must: Be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society (or eligible for practicing membership). Have a working knowledge of computer software programs, Internet and electronic mail. Have practice experience in family law. Have practice experience in child protection law. Have three years of relevant practice experience.   The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to offer creative and innovative solutions to complex challenges, as well as the flexibility to adapt and thrive in a continuously changing and demanding environment. You will be able to effectively deal with stressful situations and have proven analytical skills, effective interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills and the ability to function with minimal supervision in a team environment.   The following are considered assets for the position: Practice experience representing a child protection agency. Experience practicing within government.   Benefits Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs.
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