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Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Boston

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

Purpose:
Key Member of Business Development and Securities Team – Works closely with Senior Managing Counsel - Business Development and members of the Securities & Corporate Governance legal teams as well as Venture Capital business partners:

 

  • Primary role – Supporting the venture capital business team along with the Senior Managing Counsel – Business Development in all aspects of creating, maintaining and exiting a large, strategic venture capital portfolio.
  • Secondary role – Assist the Securities and Corporate Governance team in compliance with related corporate law, securities law and NYSE listing requirements, with a particular focus on SEC reporting matters (e.g. Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Annual Proxy Statement) and other general corporate and securities law matters and projects. Supporting corporate financing transactions.
     

Key Responsibilities: 

  • In line with primary and secondary roles, as applicable, work closely with the Senior Managing Counsel – Business Development and members of the Securities & Corporate Governance team with respect to:

 

Venture Capital

  • Work with venture capital team to draft, review and negotiate term sheets from a legal and business perspective.
  • Review and advise on portfolio company actions including requests for board or shareholder consents.
  • Direct outside counsel on drafting and negotiation of investment documents.
  • Monitor portfolio company activity in staged or tranched investments to avoid missed opportunities or penalties.
  • Review and monitor limited partner investments in venture capital funds.
  • Advise the venture capital team on legal impact of subsequent financings, recapitalizations, debt transactions or exits by portfolio companies.
  • Work with the finance and accounting teams on reporting impacts of venture capital investment terms and transactions.
  • Coordinate with treasury and contract management teams to timely close investments.

 

Securities Law

  • Assisting other members of the Securities & Corporate Governance team with drafting and/or reviewing company filings with the SEC and the NYSE (or portions thereof), including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-Ks, proxy statements and registration statements as well as Annual Performance Report.
  • Assisting in the review of press releases, earnings and conference scripts, and other public disclosure materials.
  • Advising on insider trading and Section 16 issues.

 

General

  • Assist with corporate finance or securities transactions as needed.
  • Analyzing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating corporate agreements and complex contracts in support of the Corporate Legal Group more broadly, as appropriate.
  • Participate in M&A or divestiture projects as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Juris Doctorate.
  •  Five to eight years of venture capital, general corporate and public company securities law experience at a top law firm and/or at a public company.
  •  Excellent attention to detail, legal research and writing, communication and project management skills.  
  • Process oriented, able to multi-task, team player and ability to work independently with limited oversight.
  •  Good judgment, keen diplomacy and strong interpersonal skills.  

 

Requisition ID: 478975

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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