Associate General Counsel

France
Full time
Remote
Compensation is not specified
Role
Legal
Description

Our Company Overview

Join us at a groundbreaking digital asset exchange, Web3 portal, and blockchain ecosystem that is transforming global systems. OKX aims to create a more equitable and transparent society through cutting-edge blockchain technology. With over 50+ million users across 180+ countries and backed by our Proof of Reserves, we are a safe and trusted platform. As active supporters of the Arts and Sports, we proudly collaborate with renowned partners in these sectors.

Overview of Our Team

The Legal team at OKX offers legal advice and support to the company across diverse areas and regions, guiding business growth and success collaboratively with other teams. We are an agile, collaborative, and forward-thinking group of legal professionals who embrace the dynamic landscape of our industry.

Particularly, our Global Licensing team focuses on enhancing market reach by developing licensing strategies, engaging with regulators, and partnering with other businesses.

About the Role

In this crucial role at one of the fastest-growing global cryptocurrency exchanges, as an Associate General Counsel, you will directly report to the European Deputy General Counsel situated in Dublin.

The ideal candidate should possess experience in advising diverse internal stakeholders and working closely with various business teams to offer legal counsel support within a global organization. Additionally, we seek someone with strong interpersonal skills, decision-making acumen, and a desire to collaborate with a top-tier legal team, along with previous exposure to the fintech and cryptocurrency sectors.

We provide a competitive base salary, bonus structure, comprehensive benefits, and a chance to work in a groundbreaking industry that represents the future of financial services.

Responsibilities

  • Handle licensing processes in specific jurisdictions and work collaboratively with peers in the Global Licensing Team.
  • Oversee external legal counsel.
  • Conduct legal research on international laws and regulations relevant to the crypto industry in collaboration with external advisors.
  • Provide guidance on legal and regulatory aspects of the company's regional strategy.
  • Draft and update application materials with the Global Licensing Team and other business units.
  • Collaborate with product and business development teams to accomplish company-wide projects.
  • Assist in civil or regulatory litigation matters and supervise external legal partners as required.
  • Address diverse legal requests from all business segments, offering sound advice on legal concepts and risks aligned with strategic business objectives.

Requirements

  • Active membership with asked association
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience at a top-tier law firm or in an in-house legal team, preferably within heavily regulated sectors.
  • Passion for blockchain technology, complemented by knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory frameworks.
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, multicultural, and evolving setting.
  • Proficient in providing trusted advice to diverse business teams.
  • Capable of navigating legal complexities effectively.
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and fast learner, along with excellent project management and organizational skills.

Desired Skills

  • Exposure to cross-jurisdictional matters in collaboration with a diverse legal team.
  • Regulatory experience in the financial services sector.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Learning & Development programs and Education subsidy
  • Various team-building initiatives and company events
  • Wellness and meal benefits
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans for employees and dependents
Skills Required
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OKX
Company size
Not specified
Location
United States
Description
OKX is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders worldwide leveraging blockchain technology. Our platform offers spot & derivatives trading helping traders optimize their strategy. It provides a safe, reliable and stable environment for digital assets trading via web interface and mobile app by adopting GSLB, and distributed server clusters. We believe blockchain technology will eliminate barriers to transactions, increase the efficiency of transactions across society, and eventually have a significant impact on the global economy. We strive to achieve something that changes the world and never stop to innovate and improve on our customer experience.

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