Vice President Legal / BSA Officer - USA

Legal & Compliance Jersey City, New Jersey


Description

Position at LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group

At LeoVegas Group, we are on a mission to create the world’s greatest iGaming experience! We’re proud to be a leading global operator with some of the industry’s best-known brands, offering award-winning casino and sports betting to over 450,000 customers worldwide. In our 10-year history, we have grown to 800+ employees across Europe, with a strong focus on exceptional products, investment in technology, and data-driven marketing.

LeoVegas Group is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm (STO:LEO). For more information, please visit www.leovegasgroup.com.

LeoVegas is seeking a Vice President of Legal Affairs to oversee all legal, regulatory compliance and money laundering requirements for its US operations (New Jersey) . 

This role will provide legal advice to the Senior Vice President and the Compliance Manager (primarily) as well as its wider US operations, generally.  The successful candidate will develop, implement and manage the legal and compliance strategy for New Jersey region as a member of the US senior management team.  

What you will do:

  • Develop and lead the legal strategy to facilitate the New Jersey, US operations  in support of LeoVegas’ strategic objectives and in accordance with local regulatory requirements.  
  • Identify and manage outside counsel as may be required for US related matters.
  • Advise and supervise NJ office team on regulatory and compliance matters, including gambling law, competition laws, employment laws, advertising laws and anti-money laundering/ anti-corruption.
  • Be LeoVegas’ local expert on regulatory requirements with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and other future regulators, acting as the primary point of contact for regulatory interactions.
  • In support of LeoVegas’s intellectual property strategy, provide legal guidance in relation to trademarks and minimizing any legal exposure to claims against LeoVegas for intellectual property infringement.
  • Structure, negotiate and draft complex commercial transactions such as licensing, game provider, service, purchase and sales contracts, leases, and technology and services agreements.
  • Represent company before federal, state or local government agencies and respond to inquiries.  Serve as corporate representative in legal proceedings (where applicable).
  • Create, implement, and audit compliance with contractual obligations as they relate to company policies.

Who are we looking for?:

  • Strong legal strategic planning skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational adaptation/change management skills
  • Drafting clearly and concisely
  • Negotiating and communicating effectively
  • High level of organization and efficiency
  • Effective management and delegation
  • Ability to advise on a wide range of legal topics
  • AML background and/or qualification (ACAMS or equivalent)

Our culture:

**As our company working language is English so we’d like to see your CV in English please**

Our Company is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of any protected class such as race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

Working Hours: 

LeoVegas has a hybrid working environment with 2 days working from home per week and 3 days working from the office as we want to give our employees flexibility to structure their work week while at the same time being able to provide information, team practices and social activities. 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 401k matched to 6%
  • Paid time off
  • Health + Medical with coverage (inc. vision and dental)
  • Stock option program at the company's discretion
  • Payroll and benefits provided by one of USA’s largest payroll provider ADP

Relocation Offer:

  • Up to 5,000 USD in relation relocation expenses
  • 3 weeks temporary accommodation
  • Transport from the airport to the apartment
  • Flight to USA
  • x 2 Check in Luggage + 1 hand luggage