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Visa Usa Inc Counsel - Regulatory in New York, New York

Company Description
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.
At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.
You'rean Individual.We'rethe team for you.Together, let's transform the way the world pays.Job Description
Position Summary:
We are seeking a seasoned attorney to support the Company's interactions with U.S. and international regulatory agencies on emerging payments and fintech-related issues and provide day-to-day legal advice to a variety of business units within the company. The position will be based in Washington, D.C., New York or Foster City.
Responsibilities:
The attorney will be responsible for supporting the Company's regulatory and government activities in the U.S. and globally, including assisting with the development of overall strategy and management of relationships with regulators focusing on emerging payments and fintech-related issues.
Responsibilities also include developing and managing the Company's regulatory submissions and filings, and reporting on regulatory requirements internally and in public filings; participating in and supporting coalitions with financial institution and merchant clients; monitoring, reporting and influencing the regulatory environment in the payments sector on a wide spectrum of issues, including consumer protection; credit reporting and fair lending; payment systems; digital currency; open banking; anti-money laundering and licensing; assisting in the evaluation of business proposals for regulatory compliance; and supporting government relations outreach to legislators and regulatory agencies.
The attorney will be actively involved in supporting the Company's efforts to reduce regulatory obstacles to the Company's ability to develop and support our core and emerging products and capabilities and maintain our ongoing freedom to operate. The Regulatory Counsel will assist in the development of short and long term strategies to manage these challenges that incorporate a variety of perspectives and priorities across the Company.
This position reports directly to the VP, North America, Global Regulatory Affairs.Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
Required Education: JD (admitted to practice law in the United States)
Preferred Qualifications:
6 to 8 years' attorney experience, preferably in both top law firm and in-house environments, including at least three years of experience as regulatory counsel in trade association, corporate, government or law firm environment, with experience in legislative and regulatory administrative and rulemaking processes preferred
Familiarity with U.S. and global money transmission regulatory and licensing requirements a plus, with experience with emerging and mobile payment technology landscape preferred;
Ability to provide practical, strategic and business-oriented legal advice
Ability to effectively represent Visa before a variety of governmental bodies
Ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels of management and work within cross-functional teams to develop solutions to complex legal/business issues
Ability to effectively manage multiple time sensitive tasks
Must be detail-oriented and demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and collaborativelyAdditional Information
Work Hours:
Varies upon the needs of the department
Travel Requirements:
This position requires travel5-10% of the time.
Mental/Physical Requirements:
This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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