Corporate Counsel, APAC

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Apr 25

Who You Are:

Galaxy Digital’s Hong Kong team form the cornerstone of our APAC operations. As the world of digital assets continues to grow, we are committed to staying ahead of the curve including taking a pro-active posture towards the developing legal and compliance landscape. We are currently seeking an experienced Legal & Compliance team member to join the team for our regional business lines.

What You’ll Do:

  • Act as legal counsel and primary resource for the Hong Kong office on local matters, including governance, employment and general corporate matters.
  • Continuous development of regulatory strategies, policies, and procedures for cryptoasset activities in the APAC region across trading, investment banking, and asset management, including managing regulatory change and uncertainty.
  • Document negotiation relating to current and future counterparty engagements (MLA, ISDA, etc).
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring of the firm's activities to identify potential risks and develop appropriate mitigating measures.
  • Liaise with SFC and other regulatory authorities on relevant matters.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders including legal, risk, and technology teams to maintain a robust and up-to-date compliance framework for cryptoasset activities.
  • Keep abreast of new regulations and industry trends in the cryptoasset space and make recommendations to the management on necessary enhancements to the firm's compliance framework.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A degree in Law is required with five to eight years of PQE experience in the area of financial services. A degree in Finance, Economics or other advanced degree or relevant professional certification (e.g., ACAMS, ICA, CFE) is highly desirable.
  • In-house experience providing legal advice on general corporate matters in the region.
  • Understanding of regulatory frameworks governing the cross-border distribution of financial products within the APAC region.
  • Familiarity with blockchain technology, digital assets, and the cryptoasset ecosystem.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain complex regulatory concepts to a diverse audience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • A commitment to ethical behavior, integrity, and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information.
  • Spoken and written languages: Fluent in English, Proficient in Chinese

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in compliance or regulatory affairs
  • An understanding of SFC and MAS regulatory frameworks in relation to cryptoassets.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring compliance policies and procedures.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Free virtual coaching sessions through Ginger
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues

*Benefits may vary depending on location.

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