Product Legal Counsel

Asia /
Legal & Compliance – Legal /
Full-time Onsite or Remote
Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?

We are looking for an energetic, creative, entrepreneurial and experienced product counsel to join our product legal team. You will be working on a range of products across the globe and represent Legal across Binance as we build the future of crypto and blockchain. 

Responsibilities

    • ​​Take charge of Binance’s legal needs and obligations for full product life-cycles (i.e. design, launch, ongoing advisory, etc.).
    • Ensure product compliance with relevant regulations across multiple jurisdictions, including managing and working hand-in-hand with external counsel and/or Binance’s Compliance team on matters such as licensing and approval applications, compliance requirements (i.e., AML/CFT) and other related topics.
    • Work with and advise cross functional teams (e.g. Marketing, Business Development, Customer Support) to drive user acquisition and retention.
    • Keep up-to-date with industry/market trends and research on product centric regulatory issues.
    • Draft, amend, negotiate existing or new product centric commercial contracts. 
    • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Anticipate new ideas and identify legal obligations for Binance as the business goes about the end-to-end planning and execution process for products on Binance’s ecosystem.
    • Develop relevant and creative solutions to meet current and evolving business needs. 

Requirements

    • Strong team player and business acumen.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a law firm or a fast-paced technology company.
    • Open to strong experience across a range of practice areas including contentious and non-contentious regulatory, derivatives, funds, corporate and commercial.  
    • Candidates will ideally have relevant legal experience advising on technology and/or financial products at a fintech company or financial institution.
    • Experience in product counselling on privacy, data protection, intellectual property, or technology transactions/litigation, etc.
    • Exposure and keen interest for crypto assets will be highly advantageous.
    • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional business teams and maintain relationships with the necessary regulatory and compliance stakeholders.
Working at Binance
Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
International work environment and flat organisation
Great career development opportunities in a growing company
Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
Competitive salary
Flexible working hours, Casual work attire