Assistant General Counsel
Galileo Financial Technologies
Who we are:
Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here. Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at https://www.galileo-ft.com/working-at-galileo.
The Corporate Counsel, Galileo Financial Technologies, LLC will perform many and varied legal tasks related to a growing company in the financial sector. The position reports to the Head of Legal.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including vendor contracts, client agreements, licensing agreements, master services agreements, and partnership agreements
Managing multiple and varied projects and deadlines
Advising business leaders on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals
Researching unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes
Keeping abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates
Working with outside counsel on ongoing arbitration and litigation work and anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the company and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk
Developing solutions to complex legal questions
Developing the company’s policies on industry-specific issues and regulatory affairs
Other assignments on an ad hoc basis
Graduation from an accredited law school; current registration in the Utah bar preferred, California or New York also acceptable
5+ years experience in the practice of law after admittance to the bar
Experience and expertise in one or more particular fields of legal specialization including anti-money laundering, debit card rules and regulations, prepaid card rules and regulations, credit card rules and regulations, consumer protection laws and regulations, and other payment-related fields
Knowledge concerning legal issues involving financial entities
Ability to embrace change and thrive in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities, multiple projects, and deadline pressure.
Ability to conduct accurate, high-quality legal research
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to use good judgment and discretion
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
Experience with foreign laws and jurisdictions
Spanish / Portuguese fluency
Business savvy and ability to partner with business teams to facilitate achievement of business objectives
Ability to work effectively with and manage business personnel at all levels
Collegial style, team player
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