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Job

General Counsel (Fintech)

  • Location

    Remote

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $250,000-- $325,000

  • Contact:

    Allison Hill

  • Contact email:

    a.hill@hamlynwilliams.com

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  • Salary low:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We are partnered with a Fintech client that is looking for a Remote General Counsel to join their team. The GC and legal team will partner very closely with our Chief Compliance Officer and compliance team The ideal candidate will have served as General Counsel previously at a fast growth technology company, preferably also experience working closely with FinTechs and banks.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor pending/emerging legislation and regulation and advise the business teams of regulatory developments
  • Evaluate proposed integration partnerships and provide legal guidance regarding related risks and mitigations
  • Handle corporate governance matters, including Board materials, consents, minutes, and manage internal processes and policies
  • Support the CEO and finance team in capital raising efforts and other M&A opportunities
  • Proactively engage with the rest of the company, including the Product, Engineering, People, Sales, Operations, Compliance, and Finance teams
  • Manage relationships with external legal firms

Requirements

  • JD degree from a top law school
  • Strong interest in crypto
  • 10+ years  of relevant legal experience at a law firm or in-house
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in disruptive technology, financial services, and/or fintech
  • Demonstrated ability to build a team, preferably from scratch

Benefits

  • Equity options for all full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan with corporate matching

You can apply by:

Selecting the “Apply” button below or by contacting me directly.

As a Fintech Compliance & Legal market specialist, I am partnered with a myriad of large and small Fintech Companies across the country. If this role is of interest to you, or if you are interested in exploring other opportunities within the market, you are welcome to reach out directly to:

Allison Hill, a.hill@hamlynwilliams.com or (619) 268—5395

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