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Senior Lawyer, Derivatives and Commodity Markets

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Job ID WAY08075 Date posted 08/31/2020 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. 


JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT


The 
Senior Lawyer, Derivatives and Commodity Markets will independently handle legal affairs for a business, developing strategic legal solutions for complex business issues by partnering with business leaders. We seek a professional who will provide legal advice and recommend action to executives and management on critical company issues.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES


Research, analyze and interpret proposed and existing laws, statutes and regulations.
Identify, evaluate and address issues of legal risk.
Independently structure, draft, negotiate and approve legal contracts, letters of agreement, policies and other documents related to a variety of trade, commercial, financial and operational matters.
Independently research legal principles and precedents, consult with outside counsel, draft and execute legal documents and gather relevant case related information using multiple sources and methods.
You will provide expert consultative guidance for and initiate strategic long-range goals and objectives. You may provide direction to lower-level team members and be a key contributor.
Other duties as assigned


Please note that for this position, we are open to non-local candidates and a potential deferred relocation as a result of the current pandemic working restrictions.


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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school
Minimum of eight years of related work experience

Expertise in the area of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) / National Futures Association (NFA) regulations
Other minimum qualifications may apply


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