Deputy General Counsel & Head of Compliance

Mina

Mina

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Legal
Geneva, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Mina Foundation is seeking a Deputy General Counsel & Head of Compliance to join our team. As Deputy General Counsel & Head of Compliance, you will provide legal and compliance guidance to ensure the Foundation's operations align with all relevant laws, regulations, and best practices.

About Us

Mina Foundation is a public benefit corporation serving the Mina Protocol, the world's lightest blockchain. Mina Protocol's native cryptocurrency, MINA, is the first with a small constant-size blockchain. The Foundation supports participants, strategically allocates resources, ensures network health and security, promotes adoption, and champions MINA in the wider world. Mina solves 3 of the most difficult challenges in the blockchain space: privacy, scalability, and decentralization.

Join the team realizing this vision.

Responsibilities

As Deputy General Counsel & Head of Compliance, you will:

  • Provide legal and compliance counsel to the Foundation's leadership team and employees in various areas, including regulatory compliance, corporate governance, contractual matters, intellectual property, and data privacy.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure compliance.
  • Develop and implement compliance programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct internal investigations and audits to identify and address any potential compliance issues.
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel and other advisors as necessary.
  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations that may affect the Foundation's operations and advise on necessary adjustments.
  • Lead and manage a team of legal and compliance professionals.
  • Provide training and guidance to employees on legal and compliance matters.
  • Assist with the drafting and negotiation of contracts and other legal documents.

Profile

You have:

  • A Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Bar within the relevant jurisdiction.
  • At least 7 years of relevant legal experience with a focus on compliance.
  • Strong knowledge of blockchain technology and the regulatory landscape surrounding cryptocurrencies.
  • Experience working with global, cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Mina Foundation

Mina Foundation stewards the Mina Protocol - the world's lightest blockchain, powered by participants. Our team is fully remote and globally distributed. Mina Foundation is overseen by a team of industry-leading experts.

Opportunity

We work on technologies with the potential to reimagine social structures. It is important to incorporate diverse perspectives from conception through realization. This is your chance to join a small, collaborative team and to work on fascinating cross-disciplinary problems that span cryptography, compliance, product design, economics, and sociology.

We offer competitive compensation both in salary and equity as well as top-of-the-market benefits.

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