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Associate General Counsel, APAC

Fireblocks

Fireblocks

Legal
Singapore
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The world of digital assets is accelerating in speed, magnitude, and complexity, opening the door to new ways for leveraging the blockchain. Fireblocks’ platform and network provide the simplest and most secure way for companies to work with digital assets and it trusted by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, globally-recognized brands, and Web3 companies in the world, including BNY Mellon, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, Revolut, and thousands more.

Looking for an industry-leading, secure digital asset platform, experiencing hypergrowth valued at $8 billion? Welcome to Fireblocks!

Here’s the bit about us:

Fireblocks is an enterprise-grade platform delivering a secure infrastructure for moving, storing, and issuing digital assets & cryptocurrencies. Here at Fireblocks, we enable financial institutions to securely build, run and scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based Wallet Infrastructure. Digital assets are protected from cyber-attacks, internal collusion, and human error using next-generation multi-layer technology. Fireblocks is the only platform that provides insurance for digital assets in storage, transfer, and E&O.

As of January 2024, we serve over 1800 institutional customers, have secured the transfer of over $4 trillion in digital assets and are the highest valued digital asset infrastructure company in the world, with a valuation of $8 billion and over $1 billion raised.

Our mission is simple: Enable every business to easily and securely support digital assets & cryptocurrencies. Come join us as we Secure. Simplify. Scale

Here’s the bit about the opportunity:

The position is based in Singapore and reports directly to the General Counsel of Privacy and Business Affairs. In addition to your direct reporting line, you will work closely with the APAC VP of sales on strategic client matters and the Managing Director, Financial Markets & Head of APAC on advocacy and product issues. Your experience in the practice of law and your expertise on APAC financial markets issues will make you a persuasive and effective advisor to management and customers and a strong candidate for this role.

You will work with business partners in a dynamic and fast-paced environment driving meaningful impact. You should be comfortable working in a technical, software development environment alongside product, engineering, finance, sales, and marketing professionals.

You’ll be:

  • Focused on some of our largest commercial transactions in support of our SaaS services. You will be drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts with the leading financial institutions of the world.
  • Learning new technologies, products and practice areas without much precedence.
  • Collaborate with the product and engineering teams to deliver pragmatic guidance as part of the overall product design and business roadmap
  • Involved in developing the legal infrastructure for our products building the procedures between the legal team and the other client-facing teams across the company
  • Identifying potential risk and advising the company executive team on ways to mitigate such risk
  • Advising clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.
  • Creating templates and advising on implementation.
  • Consulting with the executive team on company-wide legal topics.

You’ll bring:

  • Experience working within a technology company, preferably with a SaaS or Software offering.
  • Background in Financial services, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity, or crypto industry
  • J.D. or LL.B accredited from a law school
  • Experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience with Internet or technology companies and/or SaaS companies, preferred.
  • Experience as a team player who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve issues and work collaboratively to generate consensus across diverse points of view
  • Experience negotiating complex technology transactions on a global basis
  • Fastidious attention to detail in both oral and written communications

We’d love for you to have financial services, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity or crypto industry experience but it is not a requirement. We have a comprehensive onboarding and training program for all new employees.

Fireblocks' mission is to enable every business to easily and securely access digital assets and cryptocurrencies. In order to do that, we strongly believe our workforce should be as diverse as our clients, and this is why we embrace diversity and inclusion in all its forms.

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