Who We Are

OKX is revolutionizing world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We are deeply committed to shaping a fairer, more transparent and accessible society through blockchain technology and to date, we have 50+ million users, 3000+ employees and 180+ countries believing in the same vision as us. We are safe and reliable, backed by our Proof of Reserves. As strong supporters of the Arts and Sports, we are proud partners of @McLarenF1 @ManCity @Tribeca.

About the Opportunity

The Global Legal team provides legal advice and guidance to OKX and its affiliated entities across all coverage areas and geographic locations, and supports business growth by working with all teams within the company to help them achieve their goals. Our team has attorneys around the world, and handles legal matters in literally hundreds of countries across the globe.

About the Opportunity:

As an Associate General Counsel in our Institutional practice group, you will play a key role in our Global Legal team, actively supporting our global institutional and trading businesses, as well as our Peer-to-Peer (P2P) platform. This position is based in New York, offering a competitive base salary, bonus structure, excellent benefits and the chance to be part of a dynamic industry shaping the future of financial services.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Act as a key legal advisor within the global institutional legal team, focusing on our institutional business, trading, and P2P platforms, and ensuring compliance and robust legal support across these key business areas;
  • Provide strategic legal guidance and oversight on complex legal and regulatory issues impacting institutional clients, including contract negotiations, structuring sophisticated crypto financial products, and compliance with both local and international financial regulations;
  • Provide legal analysis and management of risks associated with new and existing digital assets, particularly focusing on how these assets are utilized and traded by institutional clients and on our P2P platform;
  • Collaborate closely with the product development and business development teams to ensure that new products, services, and business initiatives align with regulatory requirements and advance the company’s strategic goals;
  • Develop and refine policies and procedures that govern institutional and P2P operations to enhance the legal and regulatory framework, ensuring that it adapts to the changing landscape of digital assets;
  • Address any additional matters as advised by the legal team leaders, providing flexibility to respond to new challenges and opportunities within the legal landscape.

What We Look For In You:

  • Qualified to practice law in the United States, with 3 to 10 years of experience in the financial markets sector;
  • Proven track record at a top-tier law firm or in-house role at a top financial institution, with exposure to institutional trading operations, preferably coupled with experience in the digital assets sector;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multicultural, and growth-oriented environment;
  • Strong skills in building trust and providing effective legal advice to business teams, with the capability to navigate rapidly evolving legal landscapes;
  • A highly collaborative team member who is comfortable within a high-functioning multicultural legal department.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidy for employees' growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • Wellness and meal allowances
  • Comprehensive healthcare schemes for employees and dependents
Okcoin Statement:
The salary range for this position is $191,000 to $229,000. The salary offered depends on a variety of factors, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. In addition to the salary, a performance bonus and long-term incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, as well as a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Okcoin and OKX internal or external careers site.
 
Okcoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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