Job Summary: The Associate Counsel will provide legal services within Visa’s CEMEA region with particular focus on supporting senior legal counsel in CEMEA countries, to enable the organisation to operate within applicable legal and regulatory parameters
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Advising Visa of legal requirements for the relevant jurisdictions, managing advice from external counsel where appropriate;
Acting as regional contact for the preparation and negotiation of marketing support including Olympics and FIFA sponsorships as well as in market sponsorships and media campaigns, and company /commercial agreements;
Providing support to the Sourcing team in the preparation and negotiation of contracts with suppliers and managing Visa’s internal approval processes;
The Associate Counsel will be advising on arrangements with strategic commercial partners for product initiatives and other arrangements including drafting and negotiating relevant agreements;
Supporting Visa Inc’s subsidiaries within the region with respect to governmental filings and compliance requirements and advising on proposals for new entities or changes to existing entities;
Providing legal advice to local HR teams on policy issues and employee relations;
Assisting local staff with approval of internal and external communications and presentations.
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.