Head of Legal , USA Payments/Cards

  • Location

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Maria Talebian

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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· Manage the legal and governmental affairs functions including the management of personnel in these areas;

· Establish standard contract provisions, policies and procedures;

· Draft, negotiate, review and interpret agreements covering the scope of our corporate and commercial activities;

· Advise internal teams on legal issues and risks and company policy;

· Collaborate with outside counsel on matters;

· Support corporate governance and administration for our company and its international subsidiaries, including preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions, and administering corporate records;

  • Serve as primary liaison and coordinate responses for BIN sponsor banks, and to the regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over Wirecard or the business including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the US Treasury (FinCEN and OFAC), the Federal Trade Commission, the FDIC, the OCC, and applicable state regulators
  • Serve as primary point of contact with State and Federal legislators and regulators to influence proposed bills and regulations that may have a negative effect on the business
  • Work closely with the operational business units to ensure appropriate risk analysis and transaction structuring for new products and programs
  • Juris Doctor required
  • Current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental functions
  • 7-12 years combined experience in law firms, government agencies, and/or in-house legal departments desirable
  • Ideally 3+ years experience in payments technology
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations in the US related to: banking and financial services industry, card payments (credit cards, debit cards, pre-paid cards, and e- wallets.), compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations (including Regulations E and Z), know-your-customer requirements, anti-money laundering compliance, escheatment rules, data security issues, and privacy issues in the financial industry

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