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Legal Counsel

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.
Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?
Binance is looking for an experienced lawyer from a payments or financial institutions background to continue to support Binance’s exponential growth around the world.
The role will require the candidate to have substantial regulatory experience in the licensing space with the candidate having undergone regulatory applications and taken them from beginning-to-end.

Responsibilities

    • Support Binance’s global efforts in strategising, analysing and applying for any appropriate local approvals, authorisations or licenses.
    • Responsible for developing and implementing the company’s strategic direction in this area.
    • Handle regulatory approvals, authorisation and licenses including related analysis and applications.
    • Support the business teams in the launch and development of new products and services – navigating between the commercial and regulatory worlds.
    • Communicate with regulators and effectively develop those relationships.
    • Keep up-to-date with regulatory developments concerning the crypto-currency industry.
    • A focus on supporting the business in France and Western Europe.

Requirements

    • Qualified to practise law in France.
    • 8+ years PQE with experience in the financial institutions space.
    • Experience gained from a reputable law firm together with relevant in-house experience.
    • In-depth knowledge of financial products (including spot trading, margin trading, futures and options) and payments (FIAT channels, PSPs and wallets etc.).
    • Active interest in the cryptocurrency industry and its development.
    • Extensive financial product experience from initiation to launch is ideal.
    • Possess a very strong sense of team spirit and cross-functional collaboration.
    • Demonstrate an ability to navigate a complex area of law with practical and actionable advice.
    • Willing to get hands-on with challenges and help to have a leading-hand in shaping company decisions.
    • Excellent command of written and spoken French and English.
Conditions
  • Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
  • Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
  • International work environment and flat organisation
  • Great career development opportunities in a growing company
  • Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours, Casual work attire
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