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Facebook Lead International Blockchain Counsel in Singapore

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook seeks a proactive and innovative business and technology lawyer to serve as Lead International Blockchain Counsel to support its new initiative in the development of blockchain applications. You will be responsible for advising clients on the various legal risks related to launch of new products and international expansion of those products. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work at the forefront of helping to deliver new technologies around the world. This is a full-time position and is based in Singapore.

Required Skills:

  1. Advise on product development, internationalization and local marketing of products

  2. Advise on existing and new regulatory requirements potentially applicable to blockchain applications, including data protection, securities and payments regulation 


  3. Provide legal and strategic business advice to develop a comprehensive approach to our relationships with key business partners and the commercial aspects of our products and programs

  4. Advise on legal aspects of Operations for an international business

  5. Advise on corporate structure and proper operation of international subsidiaries 


  6. Open to travel as and when required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LLB, JD or equivalent degree.

  2. Strong understanding of blockchain technology and familiarity with the legal issues arising from blockchain applications

  3. 8+ years of legal experience, including 4+ years of experience working at or for technology companies (either in-house or at a global law firm)

  4. 
Experience advising clients on tight deadlines with minimal supervision

Industry: Internet

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