FinTech and Blockchain Counsel Job in Palo Alto, CA Near Me - 316119 | BCGSearch.com

FinTech and Blockchain Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location California - Palo Alto

Job ID ETXU316119

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 03:49:42

A law firm located in Palo Alto, CA, is seeking an experienced FinTech and Blockchain Counsel with a minimum of 8 years of legal practice. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in US federal securities laws, including a history of interaction with the SEC and a preference for experience in blockchain and FinTech. This role involves providing legal counsel to blockchain technology companies, financial institutions, and digital asset exchanges, focusing on securities law matters, 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 pivotal role in structuring complex deals involving technology companies, digital asset exchanges, and blockchain token offerings. Regular assistance is required for 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:

  • Provide 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.
  • Offer 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 California or eligibility for immediate admission.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Admission to the State Bar of California 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 Northern California law practice entered the legal market three years ago. A team of veteran attorneys are staffed at the law office. Practice industries are across-the-board such as technology, life sciences, and alternative energy. They represent public-private companies all around the world. A few of their practice disciplines include corporate law matters, cross-border transactions, and all aspects of intellectual property law.

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