SwissBorg is hiring a
Web3 Junior Legal Counsel Regulatory (Crypto)

Compensation: $120k *

Location: Vienna

Junior Legal Counsel Regulatory (Crypto)

Lisbon / Vienna / Warsaw / Prague
Corporate Governance – Legal /
/ Remote

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We’re SwissBorg, a fintech company headquartered in Switzerland, with offices in Lausanne, Lisbon, Tallinn and London. 

Our flagship product, the SwissBorg app, offers over 730,000+ verified users the best price and liquidity across 16 fiat and 45+ cryptos, as well as giving them the opportunity to earn passive income with our Smart Yield account. And the community is growing fast, with over $600 millions equivalent in crypto assets held in the app, weekly volume of over 250 million, and over 33,000 Premium users.

But that’s just the start in our mission to democratise wealth management by building products that allow individuals to manage their crypto assets at a touch of a finger. Whether you’re in Austria or Taiwan, and whether your portfolio is worth one dollar or a million, SwissBorg gives you the best tools to learn about digital currencies and manage your wealth.

And this is where you come in...

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Junior Legal Counsel to join our legal team. This role focuses on providing regulatory advice and support on matters relating to cryptoassets services and blockchain technology. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Head of Regulatory to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

What you might be doing:

    • Monitor and analyze regulatory developments in the cryptoassets space.
    • Assist in the interpretation and implementation of new regulations affecting cryptoassets, in particular the EU MiCA regulation.
    • Assist Head of Regulatory on legal advice on cryptoassets-related products and initiatives.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure regulatory compliance in product development and business operations.
    • Assist Head of Regulatory developing and updating internal policies and procedures to comply with evolving regulatory requirements.
    • Support Head of Regulatory in liaising with regulatory bodies and government agencies.
    • Researching a range of novel legal and regulatory questions and participating in providing legal analyses and recommendations to inform business decisions
    • Participate in training and educational efforts within the company related to cryptoassets regulations.

What you might bring:

    • Master of Laws
    • Excellent knowledge in European cryptoassets regimes
    • 1-3 years of legal experience, preferably in financial services, fintech, technology, or a related field.
    • Knowledge of and interest in cryptoassets, blockchain technology, and digital finance.
    • Eagerness to understand the underlying technicality is a plus
    • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
    • Business acumen
    • Strong business partnership culture combined with a solution oriented attitude and capable of performing even in challenging situations
    • Great writing and communication skills in English, with proven verbal and written fluency; French is a plus
    • Proven ability to understand legal and regulatory concepts and convert them into relevant, practical, local business requirements
    • Autonomous, adaptive, ability to think outside of the box, creative
Why you should apply:

- Freedom to build the company of your dreams
- Learn with (super cool) experts in finance, engineering, AI, psychology and business
- BORG bonus based on our meritocratic system
- Flexible working hours
- 25 working days of vacation + local holidays
- We'll provide you with a MacBook and a cutting edge tech stack to help you do your best work
- Annual company and team retreats - We'd love to see you at the next one!
- Continuous learning and development opportunities

If our job description speaks to you, but you don’t feel like you meet 100% of the requirements, apply anyway! You may have skills we didn’t even know we needed.

At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting the best outcome requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture because we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone!

To ensure a safe & welcoming space, please feel free to let us know of anything you require to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to the recruitment process.

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