Trading & Commercial Counsel

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Anchorage Digital

United States

At Anchorage Digital we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto

Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions
With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service
We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn
We are a remote-first, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in San Francisco, New York City, Indianapolis, Sioux Falls, Porto, and Singapore
In the fast-paced world of crypto, we must memorialize our relationships in ways that stand the test of time
We need a sharp legal drafter and negotiator to assist with the documentation of our brokerage and trading-related services – all missions critical to our operations
  In addition, we need someone with the intellect and curiosity to help us build new business lines

As Trading & Commercial Counsel you will:

    • Own contract drafting and negotiations for brokerage and other trading relationships and third party risk management from a legal perspective
    • Draft and negotiate a wide range brokerage/trading contracts, including master services agreements, liquidity provider agreements, NDAs, vendor agreements, strategic relationship agreements, and more – our business and products are always evolving!
    • Build a close relationship with the sales, product, engineering, operations, compliance, and other teams to collaborate closely in developing new products, improving existing businesses, identify and resolve legal issues, structure complex agreements, and improve efficiency

You may be a fit for this role if:

    • You have a J
      degree and 3+ years of experience
    • You have a background in drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts, including experience with brokerage or other trading-related agreements, and are comfortable facing highly-sophisticated institutional clients and counterparties
    • You have demonstrated experience working closely with the business and other cross functional teams to build new products, solve complex issues, and strategize growth
    • You have enthusiasm for crypto and a foundational understanding of the crypto industry and applicable laws/regulations both in the US and internationally
    • You demonstrate close attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects
    • You have the ability to execute with moderate supervision and balance commercial and legal realities

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • You have experience with ISDAs (highly preferred!)
    • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system

About Anchorage Digital: Who we are

The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem
As  a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy
 Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from
We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives
 Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation

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