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Senior Legal Counsel, Global Corporate Legal

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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.                


About the role:

As a key member of the Corporate Legal team, works closely with Senior Managing Counsel, Global Corporate Operations, other members of the Corporate Legal team, and other business partners in managing a wide range of corporate governance matters for Boston Scientific’s subsidiaries, group structuring and acquisition integration activities, and other global corporate legal support.


Your responsibilities will include: 
Subsidiary Corporate Governance

    Help oversee (together with other staff) corporate governance work for Boston Scientific’s approximately 130 global subsidiaries, including maintaining slates of directors and officers.
    Team with Finance and Tax organizations on review of subsidiary financial statements and coordinate with outside counsel on preparation of resolutions and other legal documents related to the approval of such accounts by the subsidiary companies’ boards and shareholders.
    Work with Treasury Department on delegation of banking authority and with local business teams on delegation of general business authority to local managers.
    Help ensure compliance with local UBO filing requirements and support Treasury and business teams on KYC disclosures.  

Group Structuring and Acquisition Integration
    Work with Tax and business teams on legal aspects of proposed intragroup restructurings, capitalizations, and dividends.

    Incorporate and assist in start-up of new foreign subsidiaries where appropriate to support Boston Scientific’s continued global expansion.
    Participate in Legal Entity Rationalization Project activities to eliminate (through merger or liquidation) legal entities that have become dormant and are no longer needed in the group.
    Assist Tax in preparation of intragroup agreements documenting the relationships (such as distributorship, services, licensing, etc.) between various group entities.
    Support business teams and Tax in the integration of newly acquired businesses into Boston Scientific’s structure through local business transfer agreements, entity consolidations, integration of distributor networks, etc.

    Support Corporate Legal colleagues in the M&A group where international involvement is needed.
    Represent Corporate Legal on multi-functional project teams as needed on a wide array of global projects.
Required Qualifications: 

    Juris Doctorate
    Five to seven years of sophisticated global corporate legal work at a top law firm and/or at a multinational company, with demonstrated experience working on international matters.

    Excellent attention to detail, legal research and writing, communication, and project management skills.  
    Process-oriented, able to multi-task, team player, ability to work independently with limited oversight, and dedication to completing deliverables in a timely and effective manner.


Preferred Qualifications:
     Demonstrated experience with complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, including integration of acquired global businesses.



Requisition ID: 578819

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 prohibited substance 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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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