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Company: The Western Union Company
Position: Privacy and Data Protection Counsel
Location: Denver, CO

Description: Would you like to play a critical role in advising a fintech company on complex issues relating to privacy and data protection law across the Americas? How about offering your skills to a truly global company and helping to ensure that the company and its employees, partners, and agents do the right thing with data and technology and create trust? Join Western Union as a Privacy and Data Protection Counsel.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of better

Reporting to the Head of Legal, Privacy, in this role, you will be responsible for handling a variety of complex legal projects. Your work will include providing legal advice to all business units within the company, including contract review and negotiation of privacy and data protection clauses in procurement, agent, partner, and other types of contracts. Also, you will be providing privacy legal advice on new and existing products to advise the company on its obligations under applicable privacy, data protection, AI, cybersecurity, and related laws and regulations and to advise on identifying and mitigating privacy and data protection risks. Moreover, you will be advising and representing the company in investigating and resolving significant complaints, and disputes, at hearings and trials, as necessary, also monitoring, researching, and advising on new and emerging privacy and data protection legislation, guidance, and case law.

Qualifications: For such a significant role, minimum requirements include a law degree, and at least 5 years of experience in the field of privacy and data protection law. Preferred requirements include privacy and data protection knowledge and skills developed through 5-10+ years of work experience in privacy and data protection law or a related field, strong knowledge of privacy laws and regulations in the USA, Canada, and Brazil, and are a confident communicator.

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