Digital Technology Legal Analyst

Kelvin Zero Inc Published: August 9, 2019
Location
Montreal, Quebec
Internship Type
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Digital technology
Hours per week
40
Start Date
2019/09/30
End Date
2020/03/31

Description

Do you have an interest in blockchain technologies and how it can be applied in modern day finance? Do you have a law degree and looking for a startup environment? Kelvin Zero offers an internship opportunity in its business development office in Montreal. We are looking for motivated individuals to help us build the legal framework for compliant blockchain transactions.

Duties and responsibilities

The chosen candidate will perform research and data analyses relating to blockchain, blockchain payments & transactions and related compliance & regulatory environment. Such candidates will also support management in their projects and assist in general administrative activities.

Knowledge and skills

Required skills

  • Knowledge in corporate law
  • Knowledge in compliance law
  • Knowledge in financial payments
  • Familiarity with blockchain/CVC compliance key issues
  • Familiarity with Windows PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficiency with French OR English

Assets

  • Experience in risk assessment frameworks
  • Experience in compliance policy implementation
  • Knowledge in tax law
  • Familiarity with blockchain technologies
  • Bilingual English/French

Education required

Candidates must hold a post-secondary education degree. They must also either be enrolled in a graduate law program or hold a law degree.

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.

 

Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary graduates – this is not a requirement for residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut applying for internships in those territories
  • Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Strategy initiative.

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