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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 for people around the world.
Are you looking to be a part of one of the most influential companies in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?
We are looking to hire a locally based Legal Counsel, who will help us support the growth of our UK office and our continued commitment to the highest standards of regulatory and financial crime compliance.
You will ideally have demonstrable experience in financial markets regulation and a strong knowledge of the UK's implementation of the MLD5 regime.
Development and management of Binance UK’s legal and compliance programme and ongoing regulatory strategy
Assisting the executive team in managing the risks associated with new business and product launches
Ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting within the group;Coordinating various regulatory filings
Focusing on internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with compliance review, internal audit reviews and ongoing or ad hoc reviews
Assisting in the development of training materialsMaking recommendations for enhancing the firm’s systems, controls and processes
Assisting with maintaining overall compliance with the requirements and obligations prescribed by the FCA and other relevant authorities
Skills & Requirements
Proven interest and/or experience in the FinTech sector
Strong knowledge of UK and European financial markets regulation
Minimum of 6 years experience in working with FCA regulated financial services businesses in a legal or compliance role
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, global organization maintaining close contact with relevant teams across multiple locations
Excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel, and
Good understanding in performing risk assessments, periodic/trigger reviews and enhanced due diligence
Proficiency in compliance applications and programmes
Good knowledge of national and international AML/CFT legislation, including FATF Recommendations and virtual currency regulations, along with 5MLD
Proactive, diligent team player
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