Legal Counsel - Spanish/Portuguese Speaker

Crypto.Com Miami , FL 33101

Posted 2 months ago

About the company:

Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 10+ million users on its platform today, Crypto.com provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of "cryptocurrency in every wallet" into reality, one customer at a time. Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 1,000+ strong team and maintains its Americas headquarter in Miami, Florida.

For more information, please visit www.crypto.com.

The Legal Counsel will join the global legal team with a focus in the regulatory space in Latin America, including Brazil and Mexico. Candidate must be a self-starter who exhibits a strong passion for financial innovation, who enjoys working cross-functionally and collaboratively to solve complex problems and is excited about Crypto.coms mission. Ideally, the position will be located in Miami; however, remote situations may be granted.

  • Provide proactive and solution-oriented legal and regulatory advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders to enable the development and launch of Crypto products and services in a way that meets our obligations as well as the needs of our customers
  • Work cross-functionally to identify, analyze, and mitigate legal and regulatory risks (while maximizing commercial opportunities) related to the introduction of new products and services in Latin America
  • Participate in the ongoing development of the regulatory advisory function
  • Represent Crypto.com on a variety of topics before regulators, financial partners, users and other external audiences
  • Review, update, and draft user agreements, and other external facing terms and conditions, leveraging external advisors and providers where appropriate
  • Work with Risk, Compliance, and Privacy teams across our global organization to assess applicable regulations and set corresponding company standards
  • Review and advise on the development of external facing marketing and user content and user experiences

Knowledge:

  • Interest in cryptocurrencies - prior working experience with financial services, fintechs, and/or crypto companies is a plus
  • Payments industry expertise and experience in consumer-facing industry are desired
  • Financial services regulations and licensing processes

Requirements

  • Law degree or non-law degree and Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (or equivalent post-graduate legal qualification)
  • 5+ years legal experience in payments, FinTech, cryptocurrency, banking, or financial services
  • Ability to provide timely, concise and business-focused legal advice on payments and consumer protection laws
  • Ability to provide legal and regulatory guidance on the design, modification and geographical expansion of products
  • Familiarity with, and strong interest in emerging payments technology and the financial services industry
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced international environment and to tolerate change and ambiguity
  • Comfortable with gray areas and interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts
  • Confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to provide sound legal advice, exercise good business judgment, and work well with senior management and cross functional stakeholders
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities, and willingness to use innovative solutions to scale your legal advice
  • English speaking and fluent in Spanish or Portuguese (or both)

Benefits

  • We offer an attractive compensation package working in a cutting-edge field of Fintech.
  • Huge responsibilities from Day 1. Be the owner of your own learning curve. The possibilities are limitless and depend on you.
  • You get to work in a very dynamic environment and be part of an international team.
  • You will get to have involvement in developing brand new products from scratch and/or developing business in new regions, alongside with a talented team.
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