Senior Regulatory Strategy Counsel

Remote /
Legal – Counsel /
Remote Full-time
About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

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About the role

This is a fully remote role for an attorney licensed to practice in the United States

Responsibilities

    • Plan and implement company-wide regulatory strategy for rapidly evolving  regulatory landscape in the crypto industry
    • Guide new product creation and regulatory acquisition strategy working with the product and strategy teams
    • Work with prominent financial services regulators on cutting-edge regulatory issues

Requirements

    • 10+ years of relevant experience applying financial laws and regulations, whether at a top law firm, in house, or at a financial regulator
    • Mindset that is team-oriented, plus proactive and entrepreneurial: an opportunity-making person who uses the law to increase the company’s optionality, not decrease it
    • Active license to practice law in at least one US State
Location Tagging: #US

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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