FinTech and Blockchain Counsel Job in Dallas, TX Near Me - 316100 | BCGSearch.com

FinTech and Blockchain Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Dallas

Job ID 03V6316100

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Corporate - Securities and Capital MarketsFinance - GeneralFintech & Blockchain

2024-02-16 03:57:27

A law firm based in Dallas, TX, is seeking an experienced FinTech and Blockchain Counsel with a minimum of 8 years of legal practice. The ideal candidate should possess a deep understanding of US federal securities laws and have a proven track record of interaction with the SEC. Strong expertise in blockchain and FinTech is highly preferred. The role involves providing legal counsel to blockchain technology companies, financial institutions, and digital asset exchanges, focusing on securities law issues, private placement agent requirements, custody rule requirements, cross-border regulatory challenges, and responding to FINRA and SEC regulatory inquiries. The candidate will also play a crucial role in structuring complex deals involving technology companies, digital asset exchanges, and blockchain token offerings. This position requires regular assistance to financial services firms and their vendors in negotiating US and cross-border technology agreements, ensuring compliance with US securities laws, and addressing broker-dealer regulatory issues associated with such technologies.

Duties:

  • Offer expert legal counsel on US federal securities laws and navigate interactions with the SEC.
  • Collaborate closely with blockchain technology companies, financial institutions, and digital asset exchanges to address securities law matters.
  • Handle private placement agent requirements, custody rule requirements, cross-border regulatory issues, and respond to FINRA and SEC regulatory inquiries.
  • Lead in structuring complex deals related to technology companies, digital asset exchanges, and blockchain token offerings.
  • Provide regular assistance to financial services firms and their vendors in negotiating US and cross-border technology agreements while ensuring compliance with US securities laws and addressing broker-dealer regulatory issues.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 8 years of legal practice experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of US federal securities laws with a proven history of interacting with the SEC.
  • Strong background and experience in blockchain and FinTech.
  • Admission to practice law in Texas or eligibility for immediate admission.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the State Bar of Texas or eligibility for immediate admission.

Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of US federal securities laws and their application to blockchain and FinTech.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in structuring complex deals involving technology companies, digital asset exchanges, and blockchain token offerings.
  • Ability to navigate cross-border regulatory issues.
  • Knowledge of FINRA and SEC regulatory requirements.
  • Strong negotiation and contract drafting skills for technology agreements.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on ensuring compliance with US securities laws and addressing broker-dealer regulatory requirements.

The Dallas office of this huge international firm practices intellectual property law exclusively, including both litigation and prosecution. Attorneys at this firm are given excellent training and feedback and significant responsibility early in their careers. Pro bono work is encouraged and is credited as billable hours. The firm's culture is open and supportive, and attorneys are willing to assist each other. Billable hours requirements are reasonable, and attorneys are encouraged to achieve a balance between their work and personal lives.

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