Senior Regulatory Lawyer

Playtika
Legal Full Time

Wed Dec 27 2023

United Kingdom

Playtika

Playtika

For a decade Playtika has been a pioneer in the games industry with more than 34 million monthly active users across a portfolio of casual games titles.


Join us at Playtika (NASDAQ: PLTK), where we're driven by the belief life needs play. We’re on a mission to deliver infinite ways to play using cutting-edge technologies like AI and machine learning to craft immersive experiences that connect, inspire and entertain millions of players worldwide. 

From our start as a small mobile games company founded in Israel to our current position as a publicly traded company and industry leader, we continue to be a dominant force in interactive entertainment. With a diverse portfolio of award-winning, category-leading Casual and Social Casino-themed games, including nine of the top 100 highest-grossing mobile games in the US, we're setting the standard for excellence. 

Our success story is co-authored by a dynamic team of storytellers, strategists, creators and data scientists who thrive on innovation. We are home of the best, advancing an inclusive culture that embraces our core values and reflects our agile DNA. 

With a strong financial foundation, disciplined operations, unwavering player-focused approach and  relentless can-do spirit, we're well-positioned for sustained growth. If you're ready to join the driving force behind the evolution of interactive entertainment, we invite you to come play with us.  

In this role, you will work closely with the games studios, the legal& compliance team, privacy and competitive intelligence functions to develop and monitor policies and standards applicable to the business and in compliance with the new laws focusing on social games companies. The Senior Regulatory Counsel will report to the SVP Deputy GC.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct global research and monitoring to ensure that the business is aware of, and compliant with, emerging regulatory and legal requirements relevant for the gaming industry.
  • [repetitive]Work with and manage local outside counsels in different countries to seek and implement advice.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and assessing new laws and regulations relating to online safety of digital content such as content and safety in the UK, Australia and EU. Consumer protection laws globally, gaming laws and competition related measures such as the DMA. and driving the implementation of those laws and codes.
  • Leading on regulatory engagement with diverse legislators, governments and regulators in conjunction with the existing partners such as trade associations.
  • Supporting other in-house lawyers and our product legal team to review new products and features to comply with relevant laws.
  • Draft, review and maintain new and existing processes and policies with Playtika Compliance team to ensure compliance with new trade control and sanctions laws.
  • Closely collaborating and coordinating with regulatory and litigation lawyers, games studios and communications teams on regulatory matters, company’s policy strategies, external communication, and investigations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4+ years EU or UK qualified lawyer, in a regulatory legal compliance role from a well-regarded private practice team or established in-house department; gaming practice is a significant advantage.
  • Background in consumer-facing tech and/or digital media, or a solid understanding of these industries from private practice.
  • Experience advising on laws relating to online and mobile gaming, consumer protection, ecommerce, user generated content, such as Digital Services Act in the EU and Online Safety Act in the UK and more. Experience in global sanctions and trade control practices are an advantage.
  • Ability to manage a large number and variety of high profile and strategic projects and navigate ambiguous legal and regulatory environments.
  • Previous experience of advising on the practical implementation of new laws.
  • Ability to work as a team player who can effectively work with, manage and coordinate colleagues, internal stakeholders and the business.
  • Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English, additional languages are an advantage.
  •  Proficient in working closely with and advising senior executives of an organisation.
    Experience in developing and delivering policy and compliance training.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

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