Our product is all about collaboration and innovation. So are our people. We’re a small team, but we’ve got a big vision: to build a brand-new infrastructure for operational risk management. It’s not easy. We’re redefining the way some of the world’s biggest financial services companies and banks work with data. There are a lot of challenges – but a lot of opportunities to think and act creatively, too.

Backed by banks (JP Morgan, Citi, Barclays, Lloyds, BNP) and ratings agencies, Acin helps banks objectively manage their risk control landscape. Based on a network of peers, Acin’s data protocols connect a bank’s risk control data across their firm and industry leading to greater cost savings, and creating huge efficiency savings across the bank both in front and back-office operations.

The role

This is a new position at Acin reporting to the COO, and the legal function will be embedded across the organisation, the candidate will build trusted relationships, is a strategic advisor and adds value across the organisation.

Duties:

  • Review and advise the business on a variety of commercial agreements for both new and existing customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Oversee the Company’s IP and ensure commercial protection in place.
  • Support DPO in implementing and managing a data privacy framework, whilst advising GTM teams on data privacy matters.
  • Support the ExCo Leadership team including CEO, CCO, COO (also the DPO), CTO with the highest standards of advice and guidance.
  • Managing and mitigating legal risks by designing and implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Promoting legal, compliance and risk management best practice throughout the company.
  • Provide sound, pragmatic solutions to legal queries and risks, always remaining down to earth and communicating in a manner suitable for the audience.
  • Keep up to date with legal and regulatory changes, proactively identify risks to our business and solutions to eliminate or mitigate them.
  • Prepare and negotiate larger/complex client contracts, partner agreements, supplier agreements, licensing agreements, NDAs and other legal agreements
  • Support M&A activity as and when required from a legal perspective (using outside counsel as required)
  • Assist the Operations team with property matters (using outside counsel as required) for example preparation of lease agreements.
  • Review and provide legal advice on various financing credit and loan agreements.
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