Derivatives Product Counsel

Remote working within Europe
Competitive salary and benefits
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Derivatives Product Counsel

Competitive salary and benefits

Full time: Remote working within Europe


Binance is the leading global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider whose suite of financial products includes the world’s largest digital-asset exchange.

Our mission is to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

If you’re looking for a fast-paced, mission-driven organization where opportunities to learn and excel are endless, then Binance is the place for you.

We are seeking an experienced Derivatives Product Counsel to join our legal team. You will be responsible for providing legal advice about derivatives contracts, collateral management and netting and offset agreements.


  • Providing legal advisory on product analysis, negotiation, and documentation for derivatives (including futures, options, swaps, and OTC derivatives) and FX derivatives.
  • Advising, supporting, and ensuring regulatory compliance across derivative business lines, senior management, and other stakeholders.
  • Analyzing and responding to legal and regulatory issues, including litigation and client complaints.
  • Developing and drafting internal procedures, policies, and derivative-related documentation.
  • Liaising with external counsels to provide insights on market initiatives and to consult on product coverage.
  • Collaborating with the trading team and other legal experts for conducting risk assessments.
  • Offering guidance on collateral management and master netting agreements.
  • Educating and advising operational teams about the legal framework relating to derivatives.
  • Participating in both internal and external audits as well as regulatory examinations.
  • Maintaining consistent communication with management regarding legal issues affecting the company's derivative operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the field of derivatives, preferably with a financial institution or law firm.
  • Candidates will ideally have relevant legal experience advising on technology and/or financial products at a fintech company or financial institution.
  • Exposure and keen interest for crypto assets will be highly advantageous.
  • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional business teams and maintain relationships with the necessary regulatory and compliance stakeholders.

Working at Binance:

  • Be a part of the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem that continues to grow and offers excellent career development opportunities
  • Work alongside diverse, world-class talent in an environment where learning and growth opportunities are endless
  • Tackle fast-paced, challenging and unique projects
  • Work in a truly global organization, with international teams and a flat organizational structure
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Flexible working hours, remote-first, and casual work attire

Learn more about how Binancians embody the organization’s core values, creating a unified culture that enables collaboration, excellence, and growth.

Apply today to be a part of the Web3 revolution!

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