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Assistant General Counsel Regulatory And Compliance

Company name

FIS Company

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Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

12-15 yrs required


Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory And Compliance
The candidate will take the lead on advising on legal issues related to the merchant acquiring business. Will have responsibility for advising on a wide range of laws and regulations including payments and money transmission laws and regulations. Provide legal advice on laws and regulations governing payment systems and merchant acquiring and other card services in all jurisdictions where FIS provides those services. Advise the business on legal matters related to money services businesses, including state laws governing money transmission and licensing. Review and advise on pending and developing laws and regulations relating to payments, money transmission and emerging payment systems technologies. Provide strong thought leadership to senior management on the full range of legal, compliance and regulatory issues impacting payment products and services. Partner with the business to evaluate the legal and regulatory risks associated with new products and services. Support and advise business leaders, risk management and regulatory relations on supervisory and examination matters. Collaborate closely with compliance department in ensuring that products and services are provided in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Assist in the development of internal policies, procedures, best practices and compilations of precedents and know-how related to regulatory compliance matters. J.D. from an accredited law school required. Must have strong academic credentials and admission to at least one state bar. Should have 12-15 years of experience doing payments regulatory compliance work, with a combination of in-house counsel experience, government and law firm experience preferred. Must have deep experience analyzing and advising on a wide range of issues related to the payments industry, with specific expertise on prepaid, debit and credit products. Should have experience interacting with regulators and examiners on both a federal and state level. Must have strong understanding of domestic and international payments and credit industry law. Relevant industry certifications such as CAMS or CFE preferred. Experience negotiating and drafting complex financial services contracts desired.

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Job ID #: JR80220

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
FIS Company
601 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204

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