Our client, an Am Law 25 full-service law firm, seeks a Counsel level candidate with 8+ years of experience for their leading FinTech and Blockchain practice. The practice focuses on representing digital asset trading platforms, blockchain technology companies, U.S. and non-U.S. broker-dealers, financial services firms and cryptocurrency funds. Candidates must have extensive experience with U.S. federal securities laws and interaction with the SEC; Blockchain/FinTech experience is strongly preferred. The role will work with blockchain technology companies, financial institutions and digital asset exchanges on securities law issues, private placement agent requirements, custody rule requirements, cross-border regulatory issues, as well as FINRA and SEC regulatory inquiries. This role will also structure deals involving technology companies, digital asset exchanges and blockchain token offerings. There will be regular assistance for both financial services firms and their vendors in negotiating U.S. and cross-border technology agreements for all types of services and considering the U.S. securities laws and broker-dealer regulatory issues associated with such technologies.
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