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VP, Product & Regulatory Counsel

Zero Hash

Zero Hash

Product, Legal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About the Role

Zero Hash is seeking an experienced Product Counsel to help shape the legal and product strategy for the leading cryptocurrency settlement infrastructure provider. We are seeking a smart, driven individual with experience tackling problems across a variety of legal disciplines, including contract law, IP, financial services regulation, and tax law. We are a high performing team looking for an equally ambitious teammate.

Responsibilities

  • Advising various business lines, including product, engineering, client services, implementations, business development/growth, marketing, and finance on issues related to product development and commercializations, partner relations, risk management,, and compliance with laws and regulations on privacy, data security, marketing, and consumer protection
  • Maintain a deep understanding of regulatory requirements applicable to U.S. and international crypto asset services providers and of Zero Hash’s commercial agreements
  • Researching a range of novel legal questions and distilling findings to advise internal stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain deep understanding of the Zero Hash product stack and product capabilities and functionalities
  • Building relationships with outside counsel, partners, and regulators in furtherance of driving business goals

Requirements

  • J.D. degree, with 6+ years of relevant legal experience at top law firm, government agency, or in-house legal department, preferably within a fast-growing fintech startup
  • Admitted and in good standing with a state bar or the District of Columbia
  • Experience in financial services, particularly with money transmitters and cryptocurrency firms
  • Familiarity with state and federal consumer financial services laws and regulations, including data security and privacy laws
  • Strong interest in new and emerging technologies, particularly blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work across functions and consult with technology development teams
  • Strong project-management skills, with attention to detail

Preferred

  • Experience developing compliance programs and advising on such
  • Experience with data privacy regulations, including GDPR, GLBA, and CPRA
  • Experience drafting and managing terms of service

About Zero Hash

Zero Hash is a B2B embedded infrastructure platform that allows any platform to integrate digital assets natively into their own customer experience quickly and easily (a matter of API endpoints). We power neo-banks, broker-dealers, and payment groups to offer digital asset trading and custody, crypto-backed rewards and round-up programs.

Our thesis is very simple: every financial services firm will offer digital assets within the next 2 years and will do so through platforms such as Zero Hash. Zero Hash is defining the new FinTech vertical of crypto-as-a-service.

Clients include MoneyLion, Wirex, Deserve, MoonPay, Tastytrade. Backed by Point72 Ventures, NYCA, Bain Capital, Tastytrade.


The Zero Hash Culture

All Zero Hash employees are guided by the following characteristics and core principles:

  • Independence/Ownership - An ability to work autonomously. Join Zero Hash, pitch ideas, and shape the work you do.
  • Passion - We are innovating quickly and challenging the status quo. We want you to think big, be creative and ​make a difference every day.
  • Collaborative - A good attitude and respect for others. We’re teammates, not co-workers. Everything we do is a shared success and equally a shared failure - we talk in terms of “we” not “me”.
  • Initiative - An ability and passion for learning and asking questions. We will champion you, challenge you and push you to achieve your best - and we expect you to do the same.
  • Empathy - An ability to listen, respect, and understand your co-workers, customers, and everyone you interact with no matter how different they are to you.
  • Adaptability - An ability to respond quickly. We are in a fast-paced industry and so we expect you to be creative when solving a new problem and comfortable under pressure.
  • Transparency - We believe that transparency is critical to empowering everyone to make the best decisions, both the company to its people and vice versa.
  • Integrity - Integrity creates trust. As both an organization collectively and as individuals, it is our most valuable asset.

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