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Senior Legal Counsel in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shanghai
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0044436

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 277 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.

Senior Legal Counsel to support the China team on general commercial, regulatory and corporate governance matters.

As a senior member of APAC/China legal team, providing advice on regulatory issues, relating to the Payment and Settlement law and regulations, Foreign Exchange Regulations, Data Privacy and Cyber Security Law etc;   Working together with Government Affairs to establish and maintain good communication channels with relevant governmental authorities including the People’s Bank of China, provincial and municipal governments and other authorities; Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various commercial contracts including but not limited to those with clients, business partners and financial institutions e.g. banks, credit card companies, Foreign exchange licensed companies;  Providing legal advices to Compliance and Risk Management department on AML/CTF or other compliance matters; Providing legal advice on business development cases, such as acquisitions and other important transactions in China; Advising on legal and regulatory risk issues relating to sales and marketing activities, communications, and product development; Monitoring ongoing legislation and regulatory changes, and advising the implementation of policies and procedures to address new regulatory requirements;  advising on employment and labor law issues; Providing legal advice to resolve commercial disputes, e.g. those incurred by customer complaints, including litigation, arbitration and administrative procedure; working with the Asia Pacific legal team as a team member.


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.

R0044436

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