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SEC Seeks Crypto Specialist

by   |   April 1, 2019

The SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets is seeking a Crypto Specialist to coordinate activities regarding crypto and digital asset securities.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with TM staff to establish a comprehensive plan to address crypto and digital asset securities and engaging with other Divisions and Offices on such matters
  • Serving as the TM’s point of contact for domestic and international regulators, market participants, and the public.
  • Providing expert level comment on policy and workstreams.
  • Developing and maintaining expert-level industry knowledge of crypto and digital asset securities and products, as well as legal and policy developments occurring in domestic and foreign jurisdictions;
  • Applying knowledge of federal securities laws to digital asset securities and crypto matters, i.e., broker-dealer, exchange, clearing agency and transfer registrations, exchange product applications, sales and trading practices, etc.
  • Conducting periodic meetings with Division and agency staff to foster collaboration, open communications and a common understanding of key issues, and relevant industry, legal and policy developments;
  • Serving as the Division’s lead representative in the SEC’s FinTech Working Group and as liaison with the FSOC’s Digital Assets Working Group;
  • Interacting with relevant Division staff, brief Chairman’s Office and Commissioner offices about salient developments, and represent the Division and agency at conferences and meetings with industry and public stakeholders.