Legal Counsel to Nasdaq
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/securities market 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 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 on the securities market. Furthermore 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 will always need to be prepared to take action where needed to protect the integrity of our markets, contacting issuers to request information or initiating suspensions of trading.
In order to be successful, besides having a genuine interest in the financial markets and sharing our view that an efficient regulation is a corner stone of well-functioning markets, we believe that you have:
- A LL.M. (Master of Laws)
- 3-5 years of professional experience in securities market regulations
- 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
We look forward to receiving your application. As the selection and interview process is ongoing, please submit your application in English as soon as possible.
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 clients 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 85 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,800 listed companies with a market value of $10.1 trillion and nearly 18,000 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.