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Regulatory 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?

We offer:
Position in the industry’s top legal team in one of the leading virtual asset exchanges with room to grow;
Fast-paced, innovation driven environment;
Ability to take upon and lead projects with global impact;

Responsibilities

  • Assist with a broad range of legal/regulatory issues and engagement, including regulatory perimeter assessments, licensing/registration applications, product assessment and categorisation, and regulatory investigations
  • Secures and manages relationships with outside counsel
  • Ensures quality relationships through effective contracts, budgets, and timely responses
  • Provide legal/regulatory support to local business teams on M&A transactions, commercial partnerships and agreements, product launches and marketing campaigns (including advising on scope and recommended adjustments)
  • Proactively identify legal problems, solutions and potential support needed to provide strategic support to local business teams
  • Tag-team with legal team members in other time zones around the world to collectively provide around-the-clock legal support for the business
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable laws and regulations in a rapidly changing legal/regulatory landscape for crypto, to provide strategic and forward-looking advice and foster compliance

Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer, with of 5-7 years post-qualification experience
  • Trained at a reputable (international) law firm or as in-house in an international company in regulated industry
  • In-house experience in relevant industries – Crypto, Fintech, or other Financial Services or Tech sectors
  • Interactions with financial regulatory authorities in Nordics will be advantageous
  • Possesses solid technical legal expertise as well as sound business judgement and good people management and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, global organisation to manage complex projects and maintain close contact with relevant teams across multiple locations
  • Ability to manage time effectively across multiple matters to meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel to business teams.
  • Speaks Swedish, Norwegian or Finnish in addition to the English language.
  • Any additional language is an advantage

Working at Binance
  • 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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