Head Of Legal US

Wirecard AG Conshohocken , PA 19428

Posted 4 months ago

At Wirecard North America, we are payments and commerce experts and are currently seeking energetic, motivated, growth oriented candidates to further propel our company to the next level. As an ever-evolving company, we offer an exciting, dynamic environment operating in an international market and using the latest technology to shape the future. We're seeking people who want to make a difference and who thrive in a collaborative environment where success is the ultimate result.

SUMMARY

We are seeking a driven individual to lead our North American Legal department. The Head of Legal will work with departments across the business, to proactively manage Wirecard North America's legal and governmental affairs. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic legal department, and to make a strategic impact within a global organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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  • Manage the legal and governmental affairs functions for Wirecard North America including the management of personnel in these areas
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  • Establish standard contract provisions, policies and procedures
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  • Draft, negotiate, review and interpret agreements covering the scope of our corporate and commercial activities
    \t

  • Advise internal teams on legal issues and risks and company policy
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  • Collaborate with outside counsel on matters
    \t

  • Support corporate governance and administration for our company and its international subsidiaries, including preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions, and administering corporate records
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  • Serve as primary liaison and coordinate responses for BIN sponsor banks, and to the regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over Wirecard or the business including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the US Treasury (FinCEN and OFAC), the Federal Trade Commission, the FDIC, the OCC, and applicable state regulators
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  • Serve as primary point of contact with State and Federal legislators and regulators to influence proposed bills and regulations that may have a negative effect on the business
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  • Work closely with the operational business units to ensure appropriate risk analysis and transaction structuring for new products and programs

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

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  • Juris Doctor required
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  • Current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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  • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental functions
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  • 7-10 years combined experience in law firms, government agencies, and/or in-house legal departments desirable
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  • Ideally 3+ years' experience in payments technology
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  • Team-oriented and collaborative approach when communicating with various business lines
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  • Familiarity with launching products; advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development
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  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills
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  • Knowledge of laws and regulations in the US related to: banking and financial services industry, card payments (credit cards, debit cards, pre-paid cards, and e- wallets.), compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations (including Regulations E and Z), know-your-customer requirements, anti-money laundering compliance, escheatment rules, data security issues, and privacy issues in the financial industry
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  • Working knowledge of eSign, UETA, and ADA web accessibility guidelines
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  • Understanding the digital business by translating the law (e. g., privacy; payments; KYC; AML; TCPA; and other consumer financial laws) into workable solutions for the business by providing the appropriate legal guardrails
    \t

  • Experience with US regulatory system and state and federal financial regulatory agencies, with additional experience with non-US jurisdictions preferred
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  • Significant experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements, with strong intellectual property law and technology transactions background preferred

WHAT WE OFFER

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  • A collaborative environment where success is the ultimate result
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  • Challenging and diverse tasks with opportunity for introducing your own ideas and experience
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  • Competitive compensation package
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  • Long-term career growth within a successful international company both domestically and internationally
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  • A modern workplace with additional company benefits such as incentives and staff events

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Head of Legal US

Job Title Head of Legal US Location Conshohocken, PA 19428 Other Location Description

At Wirecard North America, we are payments and commerce experts and are currently seeking energetic, motivated, growth oriented candidates to further propel our company to the next level. As an ever-evolving company, we offer an exciting, dynamic environment operating in an international market and using the latest technology to shape the future. We're seeking people who want to make a difference and who thrive in a collaborative environment where success is the ultimate result.

SUMMARY

We are seeking a driven individual to lead our North American Legal department. The Head of Legal will work with departments across the business, to proactively manage Wirecard North America's legal and governmental affairs. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic legal department, and to make a strategic impact within a global organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage the legal and governmental affairs functions for Wirecard North America including the management of personnel in these areas

  • Establish standard contract provisions, policies and procedures

  • Draft, negotiate, review and interpret agreements covering the scope of our corporate and commercial activities

  • Advise internal teams on legal issues and risks and company policy

  • Collaborate with outside counsel on matters

  • Support corporate governance and administration for our company and its international subsidiaries, including preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions, and administering corporate records

  • Serve as primary liaison and coordinate responses for BIN sponsor banks, and to the regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over Wirecard or the business including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the US Treasury (FinCEN and OFAC), the Federal Trade Commission, the FDIC, the OCC, and applicable state regulators

  • Serve as primary point of contact with State and Federal legislators and regulators to influence proposed bills and regulations that may have a negative effect on the business

  • Work closely with the operational business units to ensure appropriate risk analysis and transaction structuring for new products and programs

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Juris Doctor required

  • Current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental functions

  • 7-10 years combined experience in law firms, government agencies, and/or in-house legal departments desirable

  • Ideally 3+ years' experience in payments technology

  • Team-oriented and collaborative approach when communicating with various business lines

  • Familiarity with launching products; advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development

  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations in the US related to: banking and financial services industry, card payments (credit cards, debit cards, pre-paid cards, and e- wallets.), compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations (including Regulations E and Z), know-your-customer requirements, anti-money laundering compliance, escheatment rules, data security issues, and privacy issues in the financial industry

  • Working knowledge of eSign, UETA, and ADA web accessibility guidelines

  • Understanding the digital business by translating the law (e. g., privacy; payments; KYC; AML; TCPA; and other consumer financial laws) into workable solutions for the business by providing the appropriate legal guardrails

  • Experience with US regulatory system and state and federal financial regulatory agencies, with additional experience with non-US jurisdictions preferred

  • Significant experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements, with strong intellectual property law and technology transactions background preferred

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A collaborative environment where success is the ultimate result

  • Challenging and diverse tasks with opportunity for introducing your own ideas and experience

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Long-term career growth within a successful international company both domestically and internationally

  • A modern workplace with additional company benefits such as incentives and staff events

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