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Job

Senior Product Counsel

  • Location

    San Francisco California

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $170,000--$190,000

  • Contact:

    Madeleine Fulton

  • Contact email:

    m.fulton@hamlynwilliams.com

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  • Salary low:

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

 

We have partnered with a Crypto Fintech Company that is looking for an experienced commercial lawyer to join their legal team as a Senior Counsel, Commercial. This position will report to our General Counsel. This lawyer will focus her or his practice on building and launching novel crypto product offerings and negotiating client agreements that deliver these products to customers. Although the role is focused on product launches and commercial agreements, the position is also expected to support the regulatory needs of the business generally, and accordingly, this lawyer can expect to be involved in the variety of novel regulatory issues arising in crypto. 

Responsibilities

  • Act as primary legal advisor for the product and client development teams in negotiating API and services agreements and managing product launches in the crypto space globally.

  • Lead consensus building and drive coordination with cross functional teams, including compliance, risk, product and engineering teams to drive compliant fiat-to-crypto and crypto-to-crypto rails/products.

  • Identify issues and provide legal advice related to the agreements and product offerings across many subject areas applicable to a money service business in the crypto-economy, including application of state MTL regulations, FinCen, data protection/privacy laws and regulations, consumer protection laws, data security and other global legal frameworks.

Requirements

  • Currently licensed attorney in a U.S. state. JD or equivalent with 6 to 8+ years of legal experience and 3+ years of in-house experience in the FinTech industry.

  • Expertise working with product teams in launching global user- oriented products.

  • Experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements for global organizations.

  • Experience in product or regulatory counseling related to money service businesses, consumer protection, privacy, and data security.

  • Knowledge with global laws and requirements applicable to securities, NFTs, stablecoins and crypto.

  • Passion and knowledge in crypto

 

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:


Madeleine Fulton, m.fulton@hamlynwilliams.com or (619) 489-0991

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