General Counsel

United States, Company Based in Berlin but Want US based counsel  [Remote]



About the Company:  About the Role: A robust understanding of the regulatory landscape and ability to shape the quickly evolving debate will be key in the adoption of our compliance product - which is why we are looking for a general counsel to lead all regulatory and legal functions within Violet. Responsibilities: Advise product and eventual protocol design and development, while working with founders, advisors, and outside counsel, to help make informed decisions that consider legal, regulatory and risk implications Set the overall legal strategy and manage all internal legal matters, as well as representing Violet with regards to all outside legal and regulatory proceedings Participate in and help shape the quickly evolving regulatory debate, specifically with regards to institutional DeFi adoption About You: A JD or an equivalent degree 5+ years of experience at a major law firm or in-house legal department with a focus in either financial services, securities litigation, regulatory enforcement practice, regulatory compliance (such as KYC/AML practices), preferably (but not required) in the crypto space An understanding of the current regulatory environment for crypto in the US and internationally (potentially in the areas of AML, sanctions, as well as financial & securities regulation) Strategic thinker and ability to quickly learn and adapt to the changing crypto landscape Bonus points for: - Experience working with or for key regulatory agencies such as the SEC or FINCen - Any experience with token issuance - DAO formation / legal set up - If you have published about your work before (Blog, code, twitter, conferences, etc) Perks: