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Core Regulatory Attorney - Legal & Compliance

Posted Nov 20
Full Time
New York, New York

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Business Unit: Blackstone Credit – Legal & Compliance

Blackstone Credit is one of the world’s largest credit-focused asset managers, with $257 billion in AUM. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our clients by investing across the entire corporate credit market, from public debt to private loans. Our capital supports a wide range of companies across sectors and geographies, enabling businesses to expand, invest, and navigate changing market environments.


The role will work on a variety of compliance-related matters involving the investment businesses described above. Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Serve as business unit lead on Code of Ethics matters; liaise with centralized compliance team
  • Coordinate with Compliance team members and others in preparation of regulatory reports and filings (e.g., Forms ADV, Form PF, Reg D, AIFMD) and annual 206(4)-7 compliance review
  • Coordinate with other Compliance team members on compliance and regulatory matters: SEC and CFTC registrations, ERISA, and federal, state and international securities laws (including the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Exchange Act of 1934)
  • Serve as lead to coordinate responses to requests from marketing team for information related to DDQs, marketing materials, and other client requests
  • Work with team in responding to requests from regulators, preparing for regulatory examinations, and conducting mock examinations in conjunction with external consultants and counsel
  • Devise, initiate, maintain, and revise compliance and regulatory policies, procedures, controls, and training based on the specific needs of the business and current regulatory requirements
  • Work with in-house Legal and Compliance team and external counsel to monitor, and then implement responses to, regulatory developments that impact the businesses, particularly with respect to ESG
  • Provide regulatory and compliance advice to investment professionals and other personnel including preparation of reports to the investment team and senior management regarding compliance matters
  • Support various business groups, including investment, marketing, accounting, operations and middle office departments


  • BXC is seeking an attorney with 5+ years of experience as a compliance professional (preferably at a credit focused asset manager and/or at a regulatory consultant) to join a compliance team doing high-level work in a dynamic environment.
  • Compliance experience with registered funds is a plus.
  • Exceptional candidates without a JD may be considered.
  • Ability to be proactive in new situations and to independently manage projects to conclusion is important.
  • Must be willing to roll up sleeves and work with a variety of personalities.
  • Must be a strong and independent thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be pragmatic , have a tolerance for ambiguity, confidence and conscientious work ethic.
  • Knowledge of and ability to communicate risks, best practices and regulatory requirements (U.S. and international).
  • Desire to work as part of a highly collaborative legal and compliance team and willingness to embrace a variety of issues.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$140,000 - $200,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;
  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;
  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;
  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and
  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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