Full-Time

Markets & Derivatives Legal Counsel

Galaxy

Galaxy

501-1,000 employees

Financial Services

Financial Services

$200,000 - $250,000

Bonus, Equity

Expert

New York, NY, USA

Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience at a large sell side bank with additional experience at a top-tier law firm
  • 5 to 10 years of transactional experience reviewing various financial transaction agreements, primarily ISDA/CSAs, trade confirmations and prime brokerage agreements
  • Product knowledge and transactional or regulatory experience within the OTC derivatives and swap dealer businesses
  • Experience traditional financial markets, preferable experience at a sell side bank supporting derivative desks
  • Active membership in the NY state bar
Responsibilities
  • Act as a strategic legal advisor for Galaxy with respect to ISDAs/ CSAs, confirms, prime brokerage agreements, lending and vendor transactions
  • Advisor on swap dealer related rules
  • Focus on negotiating documentation with hedge funds, crypto native firms, investment companies, individuals, miners and other institutional clients
  • Coordinate resources with respect to negotiations, including management of outside counsel engagement where appropriate
  • Collaborate with other functional partners and businesses to ensure appropriate awareness and escalation of issues
  • Assisting with implementing global regulatory and market changes affecting trading and documentation
  • Draft and negotiate non-disclosure agreements
  • Manage workflow in a highly dynamic and demanding environment while remaining highly responsive, reliable, communicative, and accountable to team leadership and other members of Galaxy
  • Help with other special projects and such other activities as may be assigned.

Galaxy (TSX: GLXY) is a digital asset and blockchain leader providing access to the growing digital economy. We serve a diversified client base, including institutions, startups, and qualified individuals. Since 2018, Galaxy is building a holistic financial platform spanning three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. The company is headquartered in New York City, with global offices across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$523M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

3%