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Lending Regulatory Counsel Lead

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Employer Provided Salary: 263,600-395,400 Annually
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Company Description
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams - People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more - provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.
Job Description
Block is looking for an experienced lending regulatory attorney to lead Block's U.S. and international lending regulatory team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly engaged candidate with a passion for all things consumer and commercial lending to join a creative and growing company. We are looking for a collaborative, creative legal mind who is interested in contributing to company-wide programs to support compliance with licensing, regulatory and lending requirements. This is a full-time remote role and will report to the Block Regulatory Lead.
You Will:

  • Lead a global team of lending regulatory attorneys and license exam managers.
  • Advise on multiple regulatory matters, specifically as it relates to lending, affecting Block's growing global business.
  • Keep the business up to speed on how to offer remarkable product solutions to our customers that meet local regulatory requirements
  • Identify, summarize, and analyze the impact of new and proposed applicable rules and regulations
  • Oversee the lending licensing application and management function for existing and new non-U.S. jurisdictions
  • Identify risk areas and develop systems, policies, and procedures to manage and mitigate them
  • Represent Block with regulators and external partners on regulatory matters and handle regulatory inquiries.
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice on our lending products to members of the Counsel team and partners


Qualifications
You Have:

  • 10+ years (minimum) lending experience working in an in-house organization or commercial law firm; experience in financial services, commercial and consumer lending, FinTech and/or technology desirable
  • Fluency in translating lending regulatory requirements and legal advice into actionable guidance for business and product teams
  • Ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative approach
  • Deep experience handling lending regulatory and enforcement matters and prior relationships with relevant regulators
  • Background in providing legal advice on regulatory matters, partnering with regulators on licensing and enforcement matters, and assisting with new market diligence and entry into international jurisdictions.
  • The ability to problem solve, meet deliverables on time and work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes
  • Experience managing a world class team of license and exam managers and attorneys
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative and open-minded approach.
  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • J.D., and an active membership and good standing with a US state bar.


Qualifications
You Have:

  • 10+ years (minimum) lending experience working in an in-house organization or commercial law firm; experience in financial services, commercial and consumer lending, FinTech and/or technology desirable
  • Fluency in translating lending regulatory requirements and legal advice into actionable guidance for business and product teams
  • Ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative approach
  • Deep experience handling lending regulatory and enforcement matters and prior relationships with relevant regulators
  • Background in providing legal advice on regulatory matters, partnering with regulators on licensing and enforcement matters, and assisting with new market diligence and entry into international jurisdictions.
  • The ability to problem solve, meet deliverables on time and work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes
  • Experience managing a world class team of license and exam managers and attorneys
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative and open-minded approach.
  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • J.D., and an active membership and good standing with a US state bar.
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What are Block Perks + Benefits

Block Benefits Overview

At Block, we want to provide you with benefits, perks, and offerings that empower you to make choices for your life and what matters to you. We understand the importance of having quality care. So, whatever stage of life you’re in, we offer coverage and plans to support total health — physical, mental, and financial — for you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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