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Data Privacy Senior Legal Counsel LATAM – Cryptocurrency

Data Privacy Senior Legal Counsel LATAM – Cryptocurrency

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Financial Services, Other Sectors

  • Contact:

    Carolina Morandi

  • Contact email:

    carol.morandi@laurencesimons.com

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-01

  • Consultant:

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Our client operates a world-leading cryptocurrency exchange. We are currently looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to lead the Data Privacy LATAM team and join an environment with great career development opportunities.

  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on data privacy requirements to support the business globally;
  • Develop, implement and review data privacy policies and programmes to ensure data privacy compliance for personal information collection, processing, transfer and disclosure (including the GDPR);
  • Facilitate compliance across all aspects of global privacy laws and regulations including data protection, data security and data breach rules;
  • Draft, review, negotiate and administer legal and commercial documentation, in particular in relation to personal data transfers to third parties and cross-jurisdiction;
  • Actively manage external counsel on contentious and non-contentious privacy-related projects internationally;
  • Continuously monitor data privacy developments and provide practical advice to the relevant stakeholders;
  • Support the development and implementation of legal strategy to reduce risks while balancing against the organization’s overall business strategy;
  • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of risk management projects;
  • Partner with cross-functional and regional teams and provide support on legal matters of varying complexity, sensitivity, and tangibility;
  • Provide general support to the legal team.

 

Requirements:

  • Qualified lawyer in data privacy with 5-7 years of experience at a reputable global law firm and/or as in-house counsel;
  • Good knowledge of data privacy laws (especially GDPR) is essential;
  • Experience dealing with data privacy laws beyond GDPR a plus;
  • Experience with developing data privacy policies and processes;
  • Experience with handling regulatory inquiries, requests for information and investigations;
  • Interest in the cryptocurrency industry and its development;
  • Master of Laws or Juris Doctor degree from a top law school;
  • Strong team player and good business sense;
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.