Senior Legal Counsel - eBay Payments

Location:

London, United Kingdom
Requisition Number:
R0047252

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to craft how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago. Here, you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a significant impact on people across the globe. We are looking for people with drive, ideas, and a passion for assisting small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

About the team:

We are passionate about connecting buyers and sellers around the world and creating opportunities through commerce and technology. Our responsibilities include all aspects of eBay’s business in the EMEA region including eBay’s operations in major European markets -- UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain -- as well as driving growth in emerging markets such as Turkey.

Primary responsibilities include:

Regulatory advising and engagement

  • Work with business and functional partners to expand payments products in the UK and EU.

  • Support relationships with regulators on license-related matters

  • Collaborate with Government Relations and other teams regarding new regulatory initiatives.

Product counseling

  • Review payments product structure, flows and marketing to ensure compliance with legal requirements.

  • Draft disclosures, terms of service and other user-facing language for payments product launches and updates.

  • Identify legal ramifications of growing eBay’s operating model with respect to payments products.

  • Independently coordinate with functional partners, including the Global Payments and Billing organisation, Product, Tax, Finance, Privacy, Information Security, Litigation, IP, Corporate, Compliance, Regional Legal Teams and other internal teams as needed.

Ongoing support

  • Advise partners on risks associated with different deals.

  • Collaborate with business and functional partners to understand, structure, draft, negotiate and close commercial agreements with external partners.

  • Work with business and functional partners to execute on a regulatory and licensing strategy with respect to certain payments products in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Partner with the payments business unit, product and tech and functional organisations, acting as a real-time legal adviser to understand their needs and help find creative solutions to achieve business objectives.

Main requirements:

  • Law degree and authorisation to practice law in the United Kingdom or a member state of the EU.

  • Proven experience of relevant legal experience or equivalent, with experience at a global company of scale in FinTech, the payments organisation of a large marketplace/platform company and/or achieving similar strategic outcomes for a payments organisation at scale

  • Understanding of legal principles applicable to payments, including the payments ecosystem (e. g., the role of acquiring and issuing banks, card networks, payment processors, gateways, etc.), regulatory and licensing strategy and execution (e. g., stored value, money transmission, compliance obligations, privacy and licensing issues) and consumer protection laws

  • Experience with the EU framework, including the second Payment Services Directive, the fourth and fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directives, strong customer authentication, Regulation (EU) 2015/847 and the credit (regulated and unregulated) framework.

  • Willingness to be flexible with the scope and variety of projects to be undertaken in this role

  • Ability to handle ambiguity, constant change, and a fast-paced culture

  • A practical, solutions-oriented focus to solving legal challenges

  • Capable of working with minimal direction

  • Proactive

  • Excellent judgement and project leadership skills, able to handle and deliver on numerous high-priority projects concurrently

  • Someone who does not settle for the status quo, but is always thinking about innovative ways of doing things

  • Fluency in English; proficiency in additional European languages advantageous

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-SI1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Senior Legal Counsel - eBay Payments

London, United Kingdom Requisition Number R0047252 Subsidiary eBay

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to craft how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago. Here, you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a significant impact on people across the globe. We are looking for people with drive, ideas, and a passion for assisting small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

About the team:

We are passionate about connecting buyers and sellers around the world and creating opportunities through commerce and technology. Our responsibilities include all aspects of eBay’s business in the EMEA region including eBay’s operations in major European markets -- UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain -- as well as driving growth in emerging markets such as Turkey.

Primary responsibilities include:

Regulatory advising and engagement

  • Work with business and functional partners to expand payments products in the UK and EU.

  • Support relationships with regulators on license-related matters

  • Collaborate with Government Relations and other teams regarding new regulatory initiatives.

Product counseling

  • Review payments product structure, flows and marketing to ensure compliance with legal requirements.

  • Draft disclosures, terms of service and other user-facing language for payments product launches and updates.

  • Identify legal ramifications of growing eBay’s operating model with respect to payments products.

  • Independently coordinate with functional partners, including the Global Payments and Billing organisation, Product, Tax, Finance, Privacy, Information Security, Litigation, IP, Corporate, Compliance, Regional Legal Teams and other internal teams as needed.

Ongoing support

  • Advise partners on risks associated with different deals.

  • Collaborate with business and functional partners to understand, structure, draft, negotiate and close commercial agreements with external partners.

  • Work with business and functional partners to execute on a regulatory and licensing strategy with respect to certain payments products in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Partner with the payments business unit, product and tech and functional organisations, acting as a real-time legal adviser to understand their needs and help find creative solutions to achieve business objectives.

Main requirements:

  • Law degree and authorisation to practice law in the United Kingdom or a member state of the EU.

  • Proven experience of relevant legal experience or equivalent, with experience at a global company of scale in FinTech, the payments organisation of a large marketplace/platform company and/or achieving similar strategic outcomes for a payments organisation at scale

  • Understanding of legal principles applicable to payments, including the payments ecosystem (e. g., the role of acquiring and issuing banks, card networks, payment processors, gateways, etc.), regulatory and licensing strategy and execution (e. g., stored value, money transmission, compliance obligations, privacy and licensing issues) and consumer protection laws

  • Experience with the EU framework, including the second Payment Services Directive, the fourth and fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directives, strong customer authentication, Regulation (EU) 2015/847 and the credit (regulated and unregulated) framework.

  • Willingness to be flexible with the scope and variety of projects to be undertaken in this role

  • Ability to handle ambiguity, constant change, and a fast-paced culture

  • A practical, solutions-oriented focus to solving legal challenges

  • Capable of working with minimal direction

  • Proactive

  • Excellent judgement and project leadership skills, able to handle and deliver on numerous high-priority projects concurrently

  • Someone who does not settle for the status quo, but is always thinking about innovative ways of doing things

  • Fluency in English; proficiency in additional European languages advantageous

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-SI1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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