Corporate Counsel

Job description

FUGA, a leading, international digital music distribution company, is looking for a highly motivated Corporate Counsel to join FUGA’s legal team in Amsterdam. You will respond to the CFO and advise FUGA in various areas of group corporate and general in-house work. The ideal candidate should be available to work from our Amsterdam office for 24 – 28 hours per week. 


What you do

CORPORATE/COMPLIANCE

·      Advise on an implement administrative management of head office in Amsterdam 

       and international subsidiaries in the US, UK, Italy (and possible additional regions in the future).

·      Handle all legal matters regarding the shareholders (i.e. equity and debt investment trajectories, 

       settlement agreements, shareholders resolutions, incorporation of new subsidiaries etc.).

·      Prepare the general meeting of shareholders (meeting agenda, annexes, minutes etc.) for FUGA 

       and for its related companies.

·      Assess and advise on various corporate agreements.

·      Advise on the legal requirements of the group legal structure (corporate restructuring, transfer 

       pricing agreements, intra-company licences etc.).

 

M&A/INVESTMENT PROJECTS

.     In-house project management of investments and M&A transactions, including strategic (JV) 

      partnerships.

.     Work with the finance department regarding intercompany and financially related 

      agreements and other group compliance matters.

.     Manage group´s insurances and policies.


PROPERTY

·      Negotiate and draft leases, property portfolio management and office-sharing agreements local 

       and internationally.

 

 PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION

·      Ensure group´s compliance with Data Protection and Privacy laws.

 

COMMERCIAL

·      Be involved in drafting and negotiation of commercial and media related contracts on ad hoc 

       basis (including drafting of amendments, termination letters and addenda). 

 

EMPLOYMENT

·      Assist with the maintenance and creation of new employment and contractor´s templates.

·      Assist with legal review of requirements and compliance for our international subsidiaries.

Requirements

Who you are

·       You are an experienced corporate counsel, a great colleague with a high standard of work and 

        exceptional organisational and communication skills. 

·      You like working in a team and you have strong social skills.

·      You have at least 7 years relevant experience in corporate legal work.

·      You have the ability to work without independently, with a proactive mindset.

·      You are able to select and work with (international) law firms which may vary per project. 

·      You are an excellent team player.

·      You have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and therefore flexible to now and 

        then be available on-call.

·       You have excellent verbal and written communication in Dutch and English.

.       You are a certified lawyer under Dutch Law.

 

Who we are

·      Small, enthusiastic team and a growing company with strong ambitions.

·      International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse 

       backgrounds in music and tech.

·      Egalitarian, transparent environment.

·      Part of a dynamic industry: music & technology.

·      Location in the heart of Amsterdam.

 

About FUGA

Founded in 2006, FUGA build software and provide services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners in more than 50 countries. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil.

 

We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Armada Music , Spinnin’s Records, Tommy Boy, Ultra Records, Curb Records, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and many more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy.