Creatively advise engineering, product, compliance, and other business teams on a variety of legal topics, including privacy, financial products and markets, consumer protection, marketing, intellectual property security and the general legal framework for developer ecosystems and consumer-facing platforms.
Draft and negotiate contracts relating to exchange and custodian services, as well as advise on unprecedented compliance and regulatory issues.
Build positive and influential relationships with Leadership, product teams, and client-facing teams, evangelizing the Legal team’s services across the company.
Handle corporate governance matters and manage processes, policies, and formalities associated with Gemini’s status as a regulated trust company.
Collaborate with and support the General Counsel and the rest of the Legal team to evaluate and communicate legal risks to internal stakeholders and external parties.
Expertise under the Securities Act, Exchange Act, Commodities Exchange Act, Investment Advisers Act, and/or Investment Company Act, including SEC and FINRA broker-dealer rules and CFTC rules governing derivatives; experience with lending and/or insurance products ideal.
Prior relationships with relevant regulators at the NY DFS, SEC, CFTC, and other relevant agencies.
7-12 years (minimum) of relevant legal experience at a law firm or in-house