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Legal Counsel

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Karin Ydén: +46 73 449 70 41
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Job ID: 2017-8846
Job Locations: SE-Stockholm
Posted Date: 2/14/2017
Category: Legal

Nasdaq Position Overview:

Nasdaq is looking for a legal counsel to join the Issuer Surveillance Team at the Stockholm office. This is a unique opportunity for any lawyer active within the capital markets area to become part of the world’s leading exchange company; growing professionally and intellectually while working in a team of experienced and knowledgeable lawyers and compliance professionals in a dynamic international environment. 

Nasdaq’s Surveillance organization is responsible for monitoring issuers’ and trading participants’ compliance with the exchange rules and other relevant regulations and to ensure that an orderly trading and price formation is upheld. The surveillance function has the fundamental objective to ensure that the market’s confidence in the exchange and the securities market is maintained.

The Issuer Surveillance Team handles the listing processes for all issuers and the regulatory approval for admission to trading for instruments traded on our markets. We supervise the on-going requirements for issuers; disclosure obligations in particular but also compliance with the takeover rules and good practice in the securities market. We are highly involved in developing the exchange rules and are frequently engaged as experts in legislative working groups.

As a member of the Issuer Surveillance Team, you will work within a team of experts to continuously perform these duties. You will be expected to perform highly qualified legal work and investigations and regularly meet with issuers and advisor that seek your guidance on regulatory matters. You will make assessments on matters relating to e.g. company disclosures, corporate governance and listing standards and handle matters where issuers may have acted in breach of rules and that may result in sanctions. You shall always be prepared to take action where needed to protect the integrity of our markets, contacting issuers to request information or initiating suspensions of trading.

Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications:

  • Master of Laws

  • At least 3–5 years of professional experience in securities market regulations

Skills, Requirements and Competencies:

  • Proven experience in performing legal investigations
  • Proven experience in providing regulatory guidance
  • Proven excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, although close together with team members, and efficiently in an open and service minded manner
  • Experience from working in cross-cultural and/or cross-department environment
  • A self-motivated and results-oriented mind set
  • Team working capabilities
  • High integrity
  • Proficiency in the Swedish and English language  

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply via our website. We will do an ongoing selection, so please submit your application as soon as possible. Should you have any questions in regards to the role, please contact Karin Ydén, on + 46 73 449 70 41

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $9.1 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients.

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

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