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?
Advising on a variety of regulatory issues, including product offering, licensing, marketing restrictions, compliance, AML/CTF and a range of other matters pivotal to Binance's growth across multiple African jurisdictions (e.g. South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya etc.) and globally.
Drafting and reviewing strategic plans and submissions to regulatory authorities, responding to regulatory enquiries, and helping to shape the long-term regulatory strategy.
Providing guidance to product and marketing teams on the scope of product offerings and marketing campaigns in multiple African jurisdictions.
Working with local teams on developing and managing the legal and compliance programmes and ongoing regulatory strategy across Africa.
Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory developments to provide strategic advice and foster compliance.
Admitted to practice in either South Africa or a common law jurisdiction.
8-12 years post qualification experience gained in top tier law firms and/or financial institutions.
Experience providing regulatory advice to financial institutions and other businesses including banks, investment managers and payments platforms.
Self-motivated, collaborative lawyer who is comfortable working in a fluid environment, takes full ownership of matters, gives practical advice and can take risk-based decisions.
The role will entail primarily non-contentious work, but candidates with a contentious background are welcome to apply.
Excellent written and spoken English.
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
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