Regulatory Counsel - UK/EU
4d ago


  • Drive all UK / EU regulatory strategy for banking, money transmitter, commodity derivatives and securities regulation in the crypto industry for Kraken’s spot, OTC and benchmarks products
  • Advise management and the board on the day-to-day operations, corporate governance requirements and regulatory requirements of Kraken’s market-leading UK Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF)
  • Advise Kraken globally on GDPR and local privacy laws both in and outside of the UK and EU
  • Advocate for better crypto policy before UK and EU financial services regulators
  • Oversee UK / EU legislative advocacy and policy efforts
  • Oversee and streamline internal regulated processes for Kraken Futures in close consultation with the compliance team
  • Act as product counsel to guide new product ideation and creation in situ with the product and strategy teams
  • Requirements

  • Demonstrated passion for crypto
  • A proactive, entrepreneurial mindset
  • An opportunity-making attitude, using the law to increase the company’s optionality, not decrease it
  • At least six years of relevant experience applying banking, money transmitter, securities and derivatives laws, whether in-house or at a top law firm
  • Admission to practice law in the UK or an EU member state
  • We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

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