Senior Legal Counsel / GC depending on candidate

United States  [Remote]


About the company:

Hedgehog is a portfolio manager and trading application for crypto currencies. With Hedgehog, users can trade on any exchange, track all their wallets, and learn about cryptocurrency.

About the Role:

As their Senior Legal Counsel and first legal hire, you'll lead legal for a young cryptocurrency company that aims to bridge the worlds of centralized and decentralized finance. Alongside the usual corporate legal requirements, you will be dealing with state laws regarding money transmitter licenses, gray regulatory regimes at the intersection of digital securities and digital commodities, and multiple federal agencies including the SEC, FINRA, CFTC, FinCEN, and others. Familiarity with regulatory issues, from KYC/AML requirements, MSB, securities regulation, CFAA requirements is a must, as the company transitions from self managed to investment advisor. You'll also work collaboratively with operations, research, product, engineering, finance, and business development teams, advising on compensation, employment, tax, intellectual property, and data privacy issues. They're looking for someone solution-oriented, with a high tolerance for ambiguity and passion for tricky regulatory puzzles. Innovators welcome!

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