Galileo is leading a growing industry in the fintech sector. We are the industry’s leading payment processor. It’s more than just plastic cards; its virtual payments, cryptocurrency, securities, mobile wallets, QR codes, and a host of other innovative services. The highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation are expected from our employees. Our goal is to create an exceptional work environment and to be involved with our employees, customers and communities. Our employees are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded.
The Corporate Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel and will perform many and varied legal tasks related to a growing company in the financial sector.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Advising senior management, business managers, business development personnel and other personnel on all aspects of commercial transactions, as well as various laws and regulations affecting the company’s businesses. Negotiating and drafting of contracts, including service agreement, bank agreements, marketing agreements intellectual property licenses, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements. Coordinating all legal aspects of transactions, including counseling on deal structure, drafting letters of intent/term sheets, conducting or supervising due diligence, drafting and/or reviewing transaction documents and briefing senior management prior to final approval. Managing various projects and deadlines. Strengthening and maintaining the compliance function including conducting internal compliance reviews. Advising executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals Providing assistance with joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions. Researching unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes. Keeping abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates. Performing pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights. Reviewing advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements. Developing solutions to complex legal questions. Providing training to company and its affiliates on substantive legal topics. Developing the organization’s policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance or regulatory affairs. Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents including contracts; making suggestions for alterations of those documents. Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the organization and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Developing forms and templates for business initiatives. Other assignments
Graduation from an accredited law school; current registration in the Utah bar. 2 to 5 years of experience in the practice of law after admittance to the bar. Experience and expertise in one or more particular fields of legal specialization including anti-money laundering, prepaid card rules and regulations, credit card rules and regulations, and other payment related fields is preferred but not required. Knowledge concerning legal issues involving financial entities. Ability to learn and gain expertise in new areas. Ability to conduct accurate, high-quality legal research. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to use good judgment and discretion. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Understanding of legal ethics. Strong experience in structuring, negotiating and drafting complex contracts independently.
Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
Business savvy and ability to partner with business teams to facilitate achievement of business objectives Ability to work effectively with business personnel at all levels Ability to work independently, but also to accept direction from General Counsel Collegial style, team player Excellent communication skills