Facebook seeking lawyer with blockchain experience

Facebook is looking for an experienced lawyer specialising in blockchain and payment technologies for Lead Commercial Counsel. They will be engaged in Facebook’s new blockchain applications’ development and responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts linked to blockchain initiatives. According to the job description, Lead Commercial Counsel “will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.” Thus, they’ll assist in developing long-term partnerships. 

It seems Facebook’s interest in blockchain isn’t waning. Last month, the New York Times reported Facebook had begun discussing launching a coin dubbed Facebook Coin on crypto exchanges sometime this year. The company has been also expanding its blockchain team which as of now, counts more than 60 people.