The opportunity MainStreet is looking to add a talented Regulatory and Compliance Counsel to help us create and scale innovative financial products and services that will help our customers thrive. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging issues of first impression, and actively shape the future of a FinTech company that promises to contribute to the success of startups and SMBs.
What you’ll do
Advise across teams on federal and state financial services laws and regulations, covering everything from securities, cryptocurrencies, and tax, to payments and banking issues;
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
Use your expertise in AML/KYC to help build a world-class compliance function;
Commercial transactions (draft, negotiate, and structure deals and contracts in support of new products and partnerships as a subject matter expert); and
Product counseling (work closely on new products that require creative legal guidance, and help balance risks and rewards).
What we’re looking for
Subject matter expertise in regulatory and compliance matters in the financial services industry.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills. Sense of humor is a must.
Sound judgment and strong negotiating skills.
Ability to work well with a small, tightly-knit team, and the range to deal effectively with everyone.
8+ years relevant experience, split between a premier law firm and with a federal financial services regulatory agency, preferably in its division of enforcement. In house legal experience a plus.
Leadership, a strong sense of project ownership and eye for detail, and ability to work independently. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with strong follow up.