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Senior Regulatory Counsel

Company name

PayPal Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 29,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required


San Jose, CA
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
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Senior Regulatory Counsel The candidate will provide global legal support and subject matter expertise in financial services regulation. Will report to the Senior Director, Head of Financial Regulation and provide global legal support to company as a subject matter expert in financial services regulation. Provide proactive legal advice related to US and non-US financial regulatory licensing regimes, consumer protection, financial crimes, and emerging fintech regulation. Work cross-functionally to identify, analyze and mitigate relevant issues related to the introduction of new products and services and the geographic expansion of company's business. Lead or participate in internal reviews and government investigations. Work with the Corporate Development, Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security CS and other Legal teams to conduct regulatory due diligence on strategic acquisitions and transactions. Represent company's interests and interface directly with regulatory agencies, enforcement authorities, and external counsel, as appropriate. Assist Government Relations in responding to relevant legislative and regulatory proposals. Assist ERCS in the development of company standards, training, and toolkits. Participate in industry conferences and publish articles related to financial services regulation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree or equivalent. Must have 6-10 years of relevant experience in a top-tier law firm, in-house legal team (experience at a major financial institution preferred), or a relevant federal or state regulatory agency. Deep subject matter expertise with respect to financial services laws and regulations, including the federal and state licensing, AML, sanctions, anti-bribery, Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and Regulation E, UDAAP, state money transmission laws and network card rules is required. Should have demonstrated knowledge of regulatory risks associated with digital/mobile payment products and business lines, with a global perspective. Experience interacting with relevant federal and state regulators, enforcement authorities, and auditors is required. Experience with Automated Clearing House (ACH), Clearing House Interbank Payments System (CHIPS), Fedwire, Network card rules, and/or digital payment platforms preferred.

Additional info

Ref. #: R0030988

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PayPal Inc.
2211 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95131

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