Crypto Specialist Job Opening at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is stepping up its involvement in the digital assets industry, looking to onboard a “crypto-specialist”. According to a Friday job posting on USAJobs, an official government employment portal, the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets (TM) plans to hire the new attorney adviser in order to help develop a “comprehensive plan” to address crypto and digital asset securities. The new hire will also serve as the watchdog’s point of contact for domestic and international regulators, market participants, and the public. The successful candidate is expected to have in-depth knowledge of the federal securities laws and digital securities. There are also several education and working experience requirements for the position. With a prospective salary of $144,850–$238,787 a year for a full-time role, candidates have until April 12 to apply for the job. Last June, the SEC named Valerie Szczepanik as a senior adviser…

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