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Legal Counsel, Regulatory at Revolut
New York City, NY, US
The UK’s fastest-growing financial technology company is coming to the US! We are looking to add a talented Legal Counsel who specializes in regulatory matters. This is not just another job. This is your opportunity to be a game changer!
The Legal team sits at the heart of Revolut and is a core part of the business. Members of the team provide front-line guidance and support to all areas of the company, contributing to decisions that impact Revolut’s growth every day. From advising on new products to revising existing products - you’ll have the chance to build something that really matters. We’ll give you the freedom and tools to bring out your absolute best, and the opportunities will be limitless.
The breadth of work you will encounter (and level of commercial involvement) is pretty unique for an in-house role, from structuring credit programs to launching into new territories. We hire both generalists (typically corporate/commercial lawyers) as well as specialists (such as regulatory), alongside operations analysts, all of whom have a large degree of responsibility for Revolut’s ongoing development and growth.
We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data. We look for natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish, and who learn from every mistake. Does this sound like you?
Take a look at our RevInsider video about our Legal team:
We're looking for a Legal Counsel, Regulatory to sit within our legal team at either our NYC or San Francisco office with:
● Excellent academic and law firm credentials
●  4+ years of strong experience in advising clients on legal regulatory and compliance issues across a broad range of areas including Financial Services, Insurance, and Corporate law
● Expertise in financial regulations: Reg E, UDAAP, Best Execution policies, BSA, AML, KYC, and Financial Crime
● Experience of Consumer credit and/or insurance-related regulations would be beneficial
● Deep understanding of compliance is essential
● Advising the business on compliance and legal issues surrounding the structuring of new products, marketing, and promotion
● Drafting, planning and/or implementing compliance policies and procedures for regulatory matters across different business units
● Managing operational risk, including regulatory filings, and registration preparation
● Identifying, assessing, monitoring, managing, and reporting on compliance risk
● Implementing internal audit programs and surveillance
● Proactively engage and work alongside local regulators in the US
● Be the legal liaison for our Compliance and Risk Teams
● This is a hands-on role and you'll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times
●  Besides strong analytical skills, being process-driven and having a methodological way of working, you need to have excellent communication skills (concise and direct) and experience influencing a broad range of decision-makers and stakeholders
● Substantive knowledge and demonstrated expertise in US finance, e-commerce, and all related US laws and regulations
●  Experience counseling technology companies on data protection, privacy, and consumer protection matters
● Excellent business judgment, communication, and interpersonal skills
● Enthusiasm for taking on new responsibilities and challenges, even if outside areas of expertise
● Able to learn new areas of the law quickly
● Able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment, collaboratively and autonomously
● Willingness and ability to travel
• You’ll get to work in one of the hottest and fastest growing tech startups in the world right now
• We’ll arm you with all of the latest tech equipment (Mac Pros, Wireless Keyboard and Mouse and any other tech equipment needed)
• Competitive salary
• Competitive 401(k) plan
• Competitive vacation policy
• Free dinners
• Flexible work hours

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