In-house Legal Advisor

Limassol, Cyprus


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fintech/ legal-compliance

In-house Legal Advisor

Limassol, Cyprus

As a fintech company, our client allows businesses to accept and make payments anywhere, using any method. By building the largest local payments network, their deep understanding of payment processing allows them to create solutions for online businesses of every size from new startups to public companies.

If you’re an experienced, qualified fintech lawyer looking for international experience, relocation and to be part of a fast-growing company that is disrupting the payments industry by building transformative technology, then join this team and play a pivotal role in developing the future of fintech.

 

Job Description

Licensing & Regulatory Support

  • Act as the company’s Legal Counsel, Anti-Money-Laundering, Compliance Officer, and GDPR Officer and ensure compliance with all laws and/or regulatory requirements including but not limited to any requirements of the Central Bank of Cyprus and/or any other competent body and/or authority
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory developments and systematically, create, update, implement, monitor, and enforce policies, procedures, guidelines, manuals and provide effective advice, support, and training
  • Manage regulatory reporting processes and liaise and coordinate with authorities and external advisors and/or clients of the Company
  • Ensure compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Regulations and Sanction and monitor and carry out due diligence and Know-Your-Customer (“KYC”) procedures and assist in the reporting suspicious transactions to ensure compliance with all applicable Laws and Regulations

Governance & Corporate & Legal Support

  • Consult on a wide range of commercial agreements and maintain templates that comply with company policies and local law, including but not limited to drafting, reviewing, and interpreting legal and compliance policies and procedures
  • Assist with changes to the corporate structure and other corporate matters and affairs of the company
  • Advise on legal issues and risks, complex agreement structures, and company policies
  • Providing general Company Secretarial administrative support, including the writing of minutes, preparing of agendas, circulating information and notices, preparing resolutions, etc
  • Deal with a variety of topics related to the operations of the company including but not limited to M&As, takeovers, mergers, assets, and/or shares acquisitions

Your Profile

  • Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) with at least 3 years’ experience within the financial services sector or in financial regulation
  • Experience in Finance and Financial Regulation, Payment Service and Access to Payment Systems Law, Corporate and Contract Law, and with Company Secretarial matters, AML and GDPR
  • CySec Advance and/or AML Certification and/or any other professional qualifications will be considered and advantage
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills in Greek and English. Any other language will be considered an advantage
  • Strong legal research skills and experience
  • Able to articulate one’s views in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent listening skills, analytical and problem-solving attitude
  • Creative and critical thinker, comfortable challenging the status quo and proposing innovative, constructive solutions to address business challenges
  • Able to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment
  • Collaborative working style, with the ability to identify and organize resources required to deliver on projects
  • Comfortable working in a diverse, collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Passionate about consistency, quality, and integrity in governance, legal and regulatory risk management

 

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