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Digio - Manager - Legal & Compliance - LLB (2-8 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1379860

About Digio :

Digio is a fast-growing, profitable B2B product startup founded in 2016 by ex-Flipkart, Twitter folks, playing a key role in India's Digital story. Digio is backed by Zerodha and Groww as its investors.

Digio has received Payment Aggregator (PA) License and Account Aggregator (AA) License from RBI.

The company is building software platforms and products to power business processes, to go paperless and digital in order to bring down cost overheads, and time involved in erstwhile offline business processes, thereby being instrumental in increasing operational efficacy and human productivity along with enabling presence-less digital reach and super-rich end user experience.

Digio is the market leader in India for Digital onboarding and has played a key role so far in enabling Digital Transformation in India by empowering a large part of the Indian ecosystem specifically the Fintech sector of India. Digio has been honored as the world's 100 most innovative Regtech companies by the World Fintech Forum.

Title - Manager - Legal and Compliance

Role - Working as an in-house counsel for the company.

Responsibilities :

Regulatory :

- Establish and maintain a comprehensive compliance program that aligns with regulatory requirements /laws/guidelines in reference to the regulatory licenses (payment aggregator, account aggregator) granted to the company

- Liaison with Authorities/ Regulators and Act as the primary point of contact for regulatory authorities, responding to inquiries, requests, and audits in a timely and efficient manner

- Drafting of documents/applications for applying different licenses with regulators. Working on resolving pending licenses with the regulatory department.

- Closely monitor the regulatory landscape for developments, provide insights on these and their impact on company strategy to internal stakeholders, and support with drafting and communications with external stakeholders.

- Working on other legal matters, including intellectual property, data privacy, data protection, KYC, AML, etc.

Legal :

- Contracts Management i.e., drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and managing of contracts entered with customers, vendors, and all other business partners.

- Drafting and vetting of different legal documents and notices as and when required by the company.

- Litigation management i.e., Managing and filing cases and complaints for and on behalf of the company

Compliances and Controls :

- Compliance Monitoring by implementing and managing a compliance monitoring program to detect and prevent violations.

- Develop and implement comprehensive compliance policies, procedures, and controls to ensure the company's operations meet all relevant regulatory standards and obligations

- Provide compliance support to stakeholders at various levels of the organization to resolve compliance queries, strategize on new products and ensure compliance.

- Assistance in Legal Due Diligence

Requirements :

- Have experience working with Banks, NBFCs, or companies working in digital payments, digital lending, financial services, fintech businesses, payment aggregation, prepaid payment instruments, bill payments, intellectual property and technology, etc.

- Must be an LLB with at least 4 years of relevant experience.

- A Company Secretary (CS) qualification will be advantageous

- Prior in-house legal experience working in a fast-paced organization will be advantageous

- Initial background of working with a law firm will be advantageous

- Maintain a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to work independently, adjust priorities, and work in a continuously changing environment.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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