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Counsel Global Prepaid Products

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Jun 14,2019

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Sep 27,2019

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Apr 06,2019


Purchase, NY, United States

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Contract Law >> Contract Law
Finance >> Finance - Banking
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Counsel, Global Prepaid Products
Duties: Partner with the product, technology, sales, franchise, compliance, marketing, communications and others to develop and launch innovative products and solutions that differentiate MasterCard and meet our customers’ and cardholders’ rapidly changing needs. Engage and assist clients in managing and mitigating legal and commercial risks. Manage tactical and strategic legal support related to our products and solutions to drive sustained scalable distribution, adoption and acceptance of our products & services both physical and digital payments and advance corporate objectives. Collaborate with in-house and external specialists (including data protection, information security, regulatory, intellectual property, litigation and competition law counsel) to identify relevant issues and help the business effectively navigate risk. Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts (including complex product and technology agreements, and customer/vendor agreements) to drive issuer and merchant acceptance and consumer adoption of our prepaid and other consumer products and payments solutions. Ensure the monitoring and evaluation of applicable laws and government regulations affecting the operation and activities of our applicable products and activities (in coordination with regional legal colleagues). Partner with colleagues to develop and present policy and regulatory positions related to consumer products and services with relevant internal and external stakeholders. Assist with the creation of training materials, product guides, franchise rules, and development activities to advance the business objectives in a compliant manner in accordance with company policies.

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Qualifications: Law degree from a top-tier university; Must be licensed to practice in one or more states, including New York with extensive experience in drafting and negotiating agreements. Relevant post-qualification experience in general commercial legal matters in a reputable law firm and/or as in-house lawyer for a multinational company, preferably in the financial services, banking or technology sector. Fluent in English (both orally and in writing); additional languages considered an asset. Strong drafting and negotiations skills with the ability to manage complex issues as well as support multi-stakeholder forward thinking product development build, launch and run stage requirements, factoring in legal, market and customer requirements and expectations; Must be interested in significant contact with business clients on a daily basis with respect to transactional issues as well as other strategic issues; Must have a strategic mindset and be able to effectively discuss with and advise management regarding complex legal matters and challenging situations. Must be able to contribute and operate effectively within a diverse multicultural organization. Should have a positive “can do” attitude, be stress -resistant and ready to go the extra mile. Should be a team player who is both organizationally savvy and a strong communicator able to collaborate cross-functionally and across regions and willing to take on responsibilities and roles that support the team. Must be able to work independently. Must be thorough, meticulous and detail-oriented, but nevertheless able to prioritize and focus on the most important matters rather than just urgent ones. Should exercise good commercial judgment, be solutions-oriented and have a creative approach to problem-solving. Must be comfortable with technology and have a strong interest in financial technology and security issues.

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Hiring Coordinator
2000 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577

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