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Counsel — Contracts and Regulatory

Zero Hash

Zero Hash

Legal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Counsel to join our legal team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in contracts and regulatory work, particularly within the fintech and cryptocurrency sectors. This role will involve drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, as well as ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of contracts, including service agreements, partnership agreements, vendor contracts, and NDAs.
  • Provide legal advice and support on regulatory matters, including compliance with financial regulations, data protection laws, and cryptocurrency-specific legislation.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop and implement compliance policies and procedures.
  • Draft regulatory communications in response to ad hoc requests and correspond with senior attorneys with respect to same.
  • Monitor and analyze regulatory developments in the fintech and cryptocurrency space, and advise on their impact on the company’s operations.
  • Assist in the management of legal risks and provide strategic advice to support business objectives.
  • Liaise with external legal counsel as needed to address complex legal issues.
  • Support corporate governance matters and ensure adherence to internal policies and standards.
  • Conduct legal research and provide training to internal stakeholders on relevant legal topics.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the bar in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
  • 3+ years of legal experience, with a focus on contracts and regulatory work in the fintech or cryptocurrency sectors.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations, including securities laws, AML/KYC requirements, and data protection laws.
  • Proven experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism

Benefits Offered

We believe a happy, motivated, and healthy team is the best way to succeed. We offer the following benefit

  • Healthcare Insurance: Zero Hash covers roughly 100% of employee premiums (U.S. Only)
  • Chance to earn equity
  • Vision Insurance (US Only)
  • Dental Insurance (US Only)
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Visa sponsorship
  • 401k (US Only)

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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For candidates based in Colorado, please contact colorado-wages @zerohash.com to request compensation and benefits information regarding a particular role(s). Please include with you email the city you reside (or intend to reside in Colorado) and the title/link to the roles you're interested in.