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Assistant Counsel, Regulatory

Company: Western Union
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Counsel, Regulatory - Denver, Colorado Are you a high caliber and energetic attorney with experience interpreting regulations governing cross-border money movement and financial services more broadly? Do you enjoy innovative problem solving and advising on complex regulatory questions, the dynamic regulatory landscape for financial institutions, and the impacts on business strategies? Are you ready to join a team that is on the forefront of leading this organization into the future of payments? If so, join Western Union as an Assistant Counsel, Regulatory Affairs. Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful We're a FinTech that's using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We're a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen. Relentless pursuit of better We will be looking to you to provide timely, concise, and business-focused legal advice on regulatory requirements (including but not limited to anti-money laundering, sanctions, fraud, consumer protection and payments regulations); support regulatory examinations across the globe, advance strategic initiatives; and provide creative solutions. You will take ownership of regulatory projects and tasks in e-money, wallets, ecosystems, digital assets, mobile and alternative payments, emerging payments technology and the payments industry. You will partner cross-functionally with members of Western Union's global Legal team (including Product and Regional Business Legal colleagues) as well as the Business, our Compliance team, and other stakeholders. For such a pivotal role, you will have at least 3-5 years of experience practicing either in-house or at a reputable law firm with at least some experience focused on payments law, FinTech, or digital assets and blockchain space. You have a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and are admitted to practice law in the United States. You are a confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously. You work effectively in both team and independent environments. You demonstrate strong analytical and communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely on complex matters. You are comfortable interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts and have a demonstrated ability to provide sound legal advice and exercise good business judgment. You value a strong culture of ethics and compliance. You are open to adapting your practice in response to the changing landscape of the industry and can operate with a "one-team" mindset to drive information sharing and collaboration across teams. Join us, and let's connect the world Western Union, the largest cross-border money transfer operator, is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. If you're ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now. We're a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package. We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.

The on-target earnings range is $152,914-$254,857, which includes a base salary of $127,429 - $212,381, short-term (15% of base), and long-term (5% of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidate's qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit .

Keywords: Western Union, Denver , Assistant Counsel, Regulatory, Legal , Denver, Colorado

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