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Building the Future of Crypto 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 70+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken ProKraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team

Join our expanding Regulatory Legal team of 20 professionals, where you’ll engage in advisory work, international licensing, regulatory inquiries, and product launches. Be a part of Kraken’s mission to shape the future of finance.

The Opportunity

  • Serve as the Regulatory Legal team’s project coordinator on complex license applications and major international structuring work, including M&A transactions
  • Play a key role in implementing company-wide strategy within a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape in the crypto industry
  • Coordinate closely as part of cross-functional working groups with members from the product, geo expansion, finance, legal, compliance, and strategy teams
  • Work with major financial services regulators on cutting-edge regulatory issues
  • Partner with colleagues across the Legal function to ensure seamless delivery of advice and project execution to support major regulatory initiatives

Skills You Should HODL

  • UK or EU based legal or compliance professional with a regulatory background
  • 8+ years of relevant experience applying financial regulations (including e-money and crypto regulations), whether in-house or at a regulator
  • Detailed knowledge of one or more regulatory frameworks in relation to crypto (current and proposed) e.g. UK, MiCA and MIFID
  • Mindset that is team-oriented, proactive and entrepreneurial: an opportunity-making person who uses the law to increase the company’s optionality, not decrease it
  • Passion for the crypto industry / what our company is offering to the world and why

Nice to have

  • Experience both in-house and at a law firm
  • Experience at an EU regulator

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don’t fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you’re passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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