Associate, Legal & RegTech

Singapore, Singapore
Employee
Legal

Sygnum Singapore is a digital asset-focused fund manager, operating under a Capital Markets Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. With our suite of asset management offerings, we enable accredited and institutional investors to build exposure to digital assets within their portfolios with complete trust. Together with Sygnum Bank AG, the world’s first digital asset bank, our interdisciplinary team of banking, asset management and Distributed Ledger Technology experts in Switzerland and Singapore are shaping the future of a globally trusted digital asset ecosystem.

We are looking for an Associate for Legal and Regulatory Technology to join our growing, high impact team in our office in Singapore.

Tasks

You will work under the guidance of the existing team lead on:

  • Advising on legal/regulatory matters including interactions with regulators on existing and prospective business lines
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to provide holistic support for the business on standard and non-standard transactions, new products launches and on strategic projects
  • Providing support to the business, including risk and compliance teams to ensure policies, procedures and products comply with relevant laws and regulations and to assist with continual evaluation and improvement of such policies with a view to streamline internal business processes. 
  • Serving as a subject matter expert for Singapore legal and regulatory matters related to the business generally and to monitor developments in the regulatory space, with a focus on financial technology, digital assets, DLT, securities law as it pertains to digital assets, and to assist in assessment of implications/impacts on product and service offerings.
  • Drafting, updating and negotiation of contracts and product/service documentation as needed
  • Liaising and aligning with internal stakeholders across the group to ensure all required intra-group arrangements are in place
  • Managing and engaging with external counsel and service providers where required

Requirements

  • 1-3 years PQE
  • At least 1 year of experience in advising on capital markets, payments or regtech associated areas of law  
  • Analytical mindset and methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Capability to adapt and willingness to learn in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to confidently communicate with and engage with stakeholders.

Added bonus if you have:

  • Strong familiarity with financial services regulatory work across capital markets and/or payments including the relevant regulations and processes.
  • Industry and/or personal knowledge and interest in digital assets, blockchain and/or DLT
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 3723878
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
Zürich, Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland
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