VP of Legal - Regulatory
  • Compliance & Financial Crime
  • Chicago
  • $175,000- $200,000
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We are partnered with a major digital assets infrastructure platform that is searching for a VP of Legal- Regulatory to join their expanding team. This role would report directly into the Chief Legal Officer and play a pivotal role in the strategic initiatives for 2023 as they look to move into Series E soon. The role is 100% remote.

Responsibilities:
•    Providing guidance to business and technology stakeholders in product, engineering, IT, business development, marketing, and compliance on matters pertaining to compliance with laws and regulations on state and federal consumer protection, securities, money transmission, banking, and commodities requirements
•    Develop relationships with regulatory bodies, respond to regulatory requests and examinations, and manage regulatory obligations
•    Participating in the creation of various contracts, such as user and services agreements, terms of service, licensing agreements, and commercial contracts
•    Collaborating with in-house and outside counsel to research complex legal and regulatory issues
Requirements:
•    J.D. required
•    Active membership with a state bar or the District of Columbia
•    6+ years of relevant legal experience at top law firm, government agency, or in-house legal department, preferably within a fast-growing startup
•    Strong understanding of state and federal consumer financial services laws and regulations, including data security and privacy laws
•    Familiarity with new and emerging technologies, particularly blockchain and cryptocurrencies
•    Experience with data privacy regulations, including GDPR, GLBA, and CPRA

As a Fintech market specialist, I work on our executive search function here at Hamlyn Williams and specialize in placing top executive talent within Legal and Compliance. 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 Jessica Malone: j.malone@hamlynwilliams.com | 619-914-2549

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