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Deputy General Counsel, Global Licensing
at Okcoin
9 months ago | 853 views | Be the first one to apply

Deputy General Counsel, Global Licensing

United States

About the company

Okcoin is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 20 other crypto assets every day — but our work is a whole lot more than that. We’re building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone. Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Austin, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Dublin.

Job Summary

What You’ll Be Doing:

📍Lead the licensing process in specific jurisdictions and work with the other members of the Global Licensing Team to obtain key licenses. 📍Manage external counsel. 📍Conduct legal research into global laws and regulations applicable to the crypto industry with the assistance of outside counsel. 📍Advise on legal and regulatory aspects of the business's regional strategy. 📍Draft and revise application materials in collaboration with the Global Licensing Team and other business teams. 📍Meet and communicate with regulators and other governmental bodies related to the company’s licensing efforts. 📍Collaborate with product and business development teams to achieve company-wide projects and goals. 📍Assist with civil or regulatory litigation matters and supervise outside counsel as needed. 📍Manage additional legal requests from all areas of the business and effectively advise on legal concepts and legal risk with an eye towards the strategic goals of business leaders.

What We Look For In You:

📍Active membership with either the Law Society of Ireland, a US state bar (CA or NY preferred), or equivalent. 📍10+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house legal team, preferably in a financial services-related industry or other firmly-regulated space. 📍Enthusiastic about blockchain technology and have an understanding of the relevant legal/regulatory landscape. 📍Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, growth-stage and multi-cultural environment. 📍Ability to effectively advise and build trust with business teams. 📍Ability to navigate through legal ambiguity. 📍Self-starter, quick learner who is highly driven, proactive, responsive and precise. 📍Project management experience with superior organizational skills.

Nice to Haves:

📍Experience working on cross-jurisdictional matters and with a global legal team 📍Regulatory experience in the financial services industry

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