Regulatory Counsel

New York, Role is in NYC but the company is headquartered in Paris  [Hybrid]

$160,000-$200,000

Description

About the company:

Sorare is at the intersection of sports, gaming, and NFT collectibles. Through tradable digital cards, Sorare is designing a collective fantasy sports experience where you can manage your favorite players, hone your passion to earn prizes, and be part of a thriving community. Anyone, anywhere, can connect with the game on Sorare. The company’s mission is to build “the game within the game” and to give fans, players and clubs the platform to celebrate, share, and own your game. Founded in 2018, Sorare has seen tremendous growth. The platform has a card sales volume of over $400M since January 2021 (up from $8M in sales in 2020) and now has exclusive partnerships with over 250 football (soccer) clubs, the MLB & MLBPA, and the NBA & NBPA. Sorare is trusted by a world-class team of investors including Softbank, Benchmark, Accel Partners, athletes such as Serena Williams and Kylian Mbappé, and key tech investors such as Alexis Ohania - all who believe in the future of integrating NFTs with Gameplay.

About the Role:

As a Regulatory Counsel you will play a crucial role in building Sorare’s regulatory and compliance functions in a fast-growing company. You will dive into novel legal issues around digital assets, NFTs and the blockchain and partner cross-functionally to drive regulatory and compliance conversations and initiatives.

Responsibilities:

Be the go-to expert for the government relations team, product counsels and the company on US financial laws and regulations as they may apply to NFTs and digital assets, payment processing, AML and KYC, as well as the associated risks Be a part of Sorare’s regulatory group in the US. This will include working with internal and external stakeholders to provide up-to-date analysis, strategizing and best-in-class legal advice Provide practical advice and go-to-market solutions as a function of current regulatory frameworks and requirements Help to shape internal and external strategy on U.S. laws and regulations, including in-discussion or proposed legislation Develop a deep understanding of Sorare, its product, offerings and fit within the overall Web3 market Have appropriate risk tolerance, the ability to communicate and advise on complex matters in clear, succinct, and understandable terms Work efficiently and independently within the legal team and company

Perks:

Health Care: Great medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage Wellness Benefit: Sorare contributes to employees wellness (gym membership or ClassPass) Commuter Benefits: Sorare contributes to the cost of your commute Latest Tech: Sorare provides equipment such as monitors, computer, headphones, etc At-Home Work Station: Sorare covers the cost of an at home set up Lunch: Sorare will contribute to their employees lunch expenses Time Off: For US employees, we offer unlimited paid time off in addition to observed company holidays. For French employees, we offer 5 weeks of paid holidays per year in addition to the national holidays