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Regulatory Counsel

Paxos

Paxos

Legal
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

The Paxos Legal Team is seeking a Regulatory Counsel to provide regulatory advice, assess risk, and develop creative solutions to some of the most complex and cutting-edge legal and business issues of our day. This is a position necessitated by Paxos’ business growth. We’re moving into new and exciting areas, and we need you!

About Paxos

Paxos is on a mission to enable the movement of any asset, any time, in a trustworthy way. Today’s financial infrastructure is archaic, expensive, inefficient and risky - supporting a system that leaves out more people than it lets in. So we’re rebuilding it.

As a regulated blockchain infrastructure company, we use technology to tokenize, custody, trade, and settle assets for enterprise clients like PayPal, Bank of America, and Interactive Brokers. Paxos is a top-funded blockchain company, with more than $500 million in total funding from leading investors like OakHC/FT, Founders Fund, PayPal Ventures, and Declaration Partners. Together, we empower today’s financial leaders to build a more open, trusted economy.

As a Regulatory Counsel, you’ll get to:

  • Analyze laws and regulations in the US and foreign jurisdictions to support development of business opportunities in an area of law that is rapidly developing
  • Create templates, playbooks and other collateral to help Paxos scale internationally
  • Support maintenance of existing licenses and application processes to obtain new licenses or regulatory approvals
  • Immerse yourself in blockchain technology, asset tokenization, cryptocurrency for enterprises and investors, our regulation-first approach, and more!

Your experience should include:

  • A law degree
  • At least 4 years legal experience, including some experience evaluating and researching financial regulation
  • Ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective communication with internal stakeholders, clients, and regulators.
  • Very detail-oriented.
  • Ability to be both reactive and help solve problems in the moment as well as proactive, building a longer term roadmap and strategy.

You might also have:

  • Litigation background or training preferred.
  • Government financial regulation or enforcement experience is a plus.
  • Both in-house and law firm experience is a plus.

What you’ll love about Paxos:

Paxos has consistently been recognized on the Forbes Fintech 50, CB Insights Blockchain 50 and Built In’s “Best Places to Work” lists. Paxonians have significant ownership and impact on our business, as well as benefits like company equity, health insurance, family leave, a quarterly stipend for development, a stipend for home office setup and unlimited PTO. From team product demos and virtual lounge and learns to care packages and an active Slack #shoutouts channel, there are countless opportunities to connect and make your mark. Help us continue to build a new, open financial system from one of our three offices or right from your home!

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Our Paxos team is made up of passionate people from all over the world with different perspectives and experiences. If this opportunity excites you, but your experience doesn’t perfectly match the description…apply! Unique voices help us build a more transparent and open economy.

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Paxos offers a competitive total compensation and benefits package, including equity. Actual salary within that range is dependent upon the individual’s skills, experience and qualifications.

Expected range of the salary component of the package:
$184,025$216,500 USD