Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Compliance, ASML (Successfully filled)

Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Compliance, ASML (Successfully filled)

The Company

ASML is a leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services these advanced systems, which continue to help major chip making companies reduce the size and increase the functionality of microchips, and consumer electronic equipment.

ASML’s Legal Department is responsible for defining and implementing the company’s worldwide legal strategy and bears the responsibility for all ASML entities worldwide to comply with international laws and regulations, in order to minimize legal risks and to maximize legal and commercial opportunities. The Legal Department (30+ lawyers) consists of a team of highly empowered, business oriented lawyers, supported by paralegals and secretaries, working across the globe and based in Europe, US and Asia. Main work areas that can be distinguished within ASML’s Legal Department are organized in the Corporate & Compliance team, the Contracts & Litigation team and Regional teams in Asia and the U.S.

To strengthen ASML’s Legal Management team, we would like to get in touch with candidates for a newly established Deputy General Counsel position – who will be in charge of the Corporate & Compliance team within ASML’s Legal department.

The position

The Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Compliance will be directing and managing the workflow of the Corporate & Compliance team (10 lawyers), acting as a high level business partner of the board of management as well as peers of other high level corporate & compliance support departments.

The Corporate & Compliance team focusses on a broad variety of corporate law issues that occur in a dual listed global operating company, such as Securities law, Financial market transactions, Legal entity management , Business Development/M&A support, Disclosure (annual reporting, press releases, WFT requirements). The team also focusses on managing ASML’s Legal Compliance Programs (Anti-trust / Insider trading / Anti bribery & Corruption), ASML’s Ethics and integrity program as well as any regulatory investigations and incidents. The team closely interacts with other departments that regularly deal with compliance issues.

The Corporate & Compliance team of ASML’s Legal Department is based in Veldhoven, The Netherlands. The Deputy General Counsel Corporate & Compliance is a member of the Legal Management team and reports directly to the Senior Vice President & General Counsel.

The profile

The Deputy General Counsel – Corporate & Compliance will at least have:

  • 15+ years relevant experience as a corporate lawyer in an international business environment;
  • experience in (Dutch) corporate law and compliance related legal support of the board and senior management in the environment of listed companies;
  • ability to manage a group of highly trained legal professionals;
  • business sense, with the ability to connect people and to look beyond the legal scope;
  • flexibility, creativity, ability to work under time pressure and to operate at all levels (boardroom to work floor).

Your English needs to be outstanding both orally as well as in writing. You will be a motivated and enthusiastic team player who is willing to occasionally travel within Europe or to the US and Asia.

The offer

A challenging role as one of the leading lawyers in a highly empowered Legal Department, working in international dynamics. Legal leadership position within a true global technology leader. Excellent remuneration and employee benefits package.

Should you wish to apply or receive any further information about this role, please contact Hielke Bruin via mail or telephone. Discretion is guaranteed.

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