Legal Counsel in Dreilinden at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 286 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal is one of the leading global payments companies in the world. Initially conceived and designed for web payments, PayPal’s mobile and point of sale solutions have altered the payments landscape by blurring the lines between ecommerce and traditional brick and mortar commerce. PayPal’s innovative technology and approaches to payments, coupled with an increasingly complex and demanding legal and regulatory environment, provide robust career opportunities for candidates motivated and driven by creative clients and a fast paced, cutting edge culture. PayPal is seeking an energetic Legal Counsel to join our Legal team.

You will primarily support PayPal’s German Credit portfolio and provide legal and regulatory guidance relating to all aspects in connection with this portfolio. You will become part of the  wonderful DEATCH Legal team and be primarily responsible for credit related topics. You will be working independently and closely collaborate with the different functions at PayPal.

Legal Counsel (m/f)

The position is limited to 12 months.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide legal and regulatory advice associated with online payments, credit offerings, E- money, digital wallets, holding and reuse of balances & payments processing
  • Provide legal advice associated with payments licensing, payments regulations, data protection, consumer protection
  • Advising on legal and regulatory issues associated with sales, marketing, communications, market entry, product and services development
  • Advising on and negotiation commercial contracts
  • Monitoring ongoing legislation and regulatory changes
  • Working closely with PayPal’s Product, Risk, Privacy, Compliance and Credit Legal Teams
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders. Take accountability for tasks and create trust when interacting with others
  • Partner with PayPal legal colleagues across our global organization

The successful candidate will have the specific qualifications and experience:

  • First experience practicing either in-house (or in an equivalent setting) or at a reputable law firm, ideally with a focus on either payments law, the FinTech space, or financial services regulatory analysis
  • Admitted to, and in good standing with, a state bar
  • Ability and drive to take ownership of projects and tasks
  • Confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with senior management and cross functional stakeholders, and implement policies and processes
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities
  • Fluency in both German and English required

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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