FintruX Network is a well-funded ecosystem platform built on the blockchain to provide liquidity to under-served SME globally. All loans are protected by proven credit-enhancements. We are seeking an in-house legal counsel to safeguard our interests and vision, especially the IP of our ecosystem. As a self-driven team player, you will identify risk and collaborate with internal/external lawyers in a non-traditional and ever-changing fintech business. In this role, you’ll also work alongside with partners to better understand and address their business needs while staying true to our mission.
You will operate at the cross-over among law, technology and innovative processes. Working closely with our business/operation teams, you will be dealing with contract law to expand and scale in new markets globally. Collaborating with our business/research teams, you will apply patent law and practices to our inventions in cutting-edge technology. You will provide support on legal, regulatory and commercial advice on daily business operations and general commercial and transactional matters, including drafting and reviewing of license/patent applications and regulatory responses in conjunction with compliance.
Provide timely support on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues and questions raised by internal stakeholders
May involve contract negotiation, patents, licenses, privacy, terms and conditions, fraud prevention, legal proceedings as relate to collection, labor law, legal secretarial matters, confidentiality, conflicts, anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, data protection, and compliance-related matters
Review and/or draft agreements, letters and other legal documents as and when required and take part in negotiations with the counter party
Draft thorough applications that firmly stands up to review at patent office such as the USPTO and IPOS
Prepare new arguments and strategies in response to patent offices’ actions
Engage, liaise with and manage external counsels as the need arises
Perform periodic risk-assessments for the region, monitor and provide information on the state of compliance
Assess and advise on potential legal and regulatory implications and exposure in proposed projects and initiatives
Advise management on legal aspects of strategic direction of business development
Assist the business team in rolling out online materials and be responsible for ensuring that these are applicable and appropriate for the region, and answer compliance-related queries from team members
Work closely with other departments and contribute legal input to ensure smooth implementation of business initiatives and policies
Legal documents filing and administration
Optional one-day-a-week working from home
Respect from all team members and stakeholders
Open, modern and pleasant office near CBD and MRT
Stability as company can pay all obligations without revenue for 2 years
$4,000 - $7,000 * 13 months
Group medical benefits included
A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact.
Skills / Qualifications
2- 5 years post qualification experience
Bachelor or above degree in law, preferably US/UK/AUS/NZ/SG legal qualification
Background in general contract law, intellectual property, data privacy ideal
Strong regulatory/compliance knowledge and skills, especially in relation to FINTECH business and the relevant licensing laws and regulations
Enjoy dealing with global issues relating to SME commercial lending
Highly motivated self-starter, eager learner and good team player with excellent project management skills
Knowledge of smart contract and blockchain is an asset
Good analytical skills, able to grasp complex technological and legal concepts
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Good team player with the ability to build meaningful relationships with all stakeholders.
Who We Are
FintruX Network is a well-funded P2P lending startup built on the blockchain, protected by proven credit-enhancements. We facilitate lending in a true peer-to-peer network to ease the cash-flow issues of SMEs that typically face challenges getting loan financing. While pursuing traditional financing, most SMEs face challenges such as significant collateral requirement, stringent terms, and impossible rates (if alternative financing is procured). With credit enhancements and an open ecosystem, FintruX Network makes it easy for small businesses to quickly secure affordable loans with no collateral requirement. Small businesses can get a loan up to 6 figures within minutes.