(Junior) Legal Counsel Regulatory Projects

Zürich, Switzerland
Employee
Legal

About us

Sygnum is the world’s first regulated Digital Asset Bank, founded on Swiss and Singapore dual heritage, headquartered in Switzerland and operating globally. We make digital assets bankable, secure and convenient, empowering our clients to invest in the digital asset economy with complete trust. For the first time with Sygnum,major currencies and digital assets, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and digital
CHF and asset tokens are seamlessly integrated in one account.

Sygnum’s diverse and talented team of banking, investment and DLT experts is shaping the development of a trusted digital asset ecosystem with strategic partners including Swisscom.

About the role

  • Are you passionate about legal, compliance & regulations,FinTech and RegTech?
  • Are you passionate about finding solutions and inspiring others?
  • Are you keen to work in a dynamic, fast-moving and interdisciplinary start-up?
  • Do you have a curiosity for financial services/ technology/
    cryptocurrencies/ blockchain/ ICOs / tokenization and related legal solutions?
  • Do you have a track record in working effectively with specialists
    from a range of business fields and evidence of technical expertise to manage complex legal engagements in close collaboration with others?
  • Are you a team player and able to work under pressure and
    independently?

If this holds true, we want you on the Sygnum team.

Tasks

  • Work with the Head Strategic Initiatives within the Legal, Compliance & RegTech department on legal and regulatory change projects
  • Provide legal advice in connection with new blockchain technology and investment related products and business concepts
  • Work on projects to implement and structure new service offerings/products
  • Conduct legal assessments and write memos on complex legal
    topics
  • Monitor regulatory and legal developments in Switzerland and
    relevant markets in the blockchain space and traditional financial markets
  • Prepare presentations for senior management regarding legal and
    regulatory topics
  • Educate and train employees on laws and regulations as well as
    industry practices and ensure corresponding know-how transfer

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in law from a Swiss University
  • 2-4 years of experience in a FINMA supervised institution, a law
    firm or a big four company with a focus on financial markets
  • Good understanding of financial market regulations
  • Knowledge of latest trends in compliance, the FinTech and
    RegTech industry as well as cryptocurrencies and blockchain
  • Conceptual thinker with strong analytical and technical skills
    as well as courage to provide clear guidance based on own assessments
  • Problem-solving ability and mental flexibility to find pragmatic
    solutions supporting the business functions with innovative products and business concepts
  • Goal and results oriented, able to work with minimal direction
    and providing hands-on and practicable solutions
  • Fluency in English and German required

Desirable:

  • Hands-on experience with legal and regulatory topics related to
    digital assets
  • Experience with Singapore based companies and financial services in Singapore

Benefits

  • Being at the forefront of regulatory innovation
  • Start-up experience with agile working environment and fast
    decision cycles
  • Opportunity to enable business in a highly regulated space
  • Working at the intersection of regulated financial markets and
    the unchartered territory of digital assets in decentalized finance (DeFI)

If you’re passionate about technology and blockchain and this reads
like your profile, then please send us your CV!

Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 3344686
About Sygnum Bank AG
Sygnum is the world’s first regulated Digital Asset Bank, founded on Swiss and Singapore dual heritage, headquartered in Switzerland and operating globally. We make digital assets bankable, secure and convenient, empowering our clients to invest in the digital asset economy with complete trust. For the first time with Sygnum, major currencies and digital assets, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and digital CHF and asset tokens are seamlessly integrated in one account. Sygnum’s diverse and talented team of banking, investment and DLT experts is shaping the development of a trusted digital asset ecosystem with strategic partners including Swisscom and Deutsche Börse Group.
51-200 employees
Banking
Uetlibergstrasse 134a, Zürich, Switzerland
Uetlibergstrasse 134a, Zürich, Switzerland
Show map
Interested?
Documents:
.doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, .txt
Contact Person
Floki
Floki
Chief Recruiting Officer
No time? Just apply later
We’ll send a link to this job to your email.
Powered by
JOIN