Legal Counsel – Market Surveillance

Legal Counsel – Market Surveillance


Legal Counsel – Market Surveillance

Nasdaq is looking for a Legal Counsel to join the Investigations & Enforcement Team, within the Market Surveillance function, in Stockholm.

The Surveillance organization monitors issuers and trading participants compliance with the Exchange rules and other relevant regulations. As a regulatory function being responsible for enforcement, it is crucial that we possess excellent knowledge and understanding about the regulations and related practices that applies to listed companies and always act with the highest level of integrity. Our fundamental objective is to ensure investor protection and that the markets confidence in Nasdaq, our markets and the securities market in general is maintained.

With this position we offer

This is an opportunity for you, a lawyer active within the securities market to become part of the worlds leading exchange; working in a team of experts combined of lawyers and compliance professionals ensuring we maintain the markets confidence on a daily basis.

You will be part of the Investigations & Enforcement Team which supervises the issuers ongoing compliance naturally focused on the disclosure obligations in particular disclosure of inside information according to the Market Abuse Regulation, the Corporate Governance Code, good practice and takeover rules. We are frequently engaged in rule development projects internally and externally and as speakers in different forums. In addition, we regularly arrange seminars in Exchange Rules for board members and executives of listed companies.

Your role and responsibilities

As a Legal Counsel in this team, you will engage in all of our duties, specifically in legal matters such as investigations regarding suspected violations of the rule and the preparation of matters for referral to Nasdaq Stockholms Disciplinary Committee. You will engage in seminars arranged by Nasdaq and the dialogue with issuers and advisors that seek our guidance on regulatory matters.

We expect you to have

In order to thrive in this role, 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)
Approximately 5 years of professional experience, preferably within the securities market area
Experience in performing judicial enquiry
Experience in providing regulatory guidance
Excellent communication skills
Proficiency in the Swedish and English language both written and speaking
Ability to work independently and efficiently in an open and service minded manner
A self-motivated and results-oriented mind set

Does this sound like you?

This is a permanent position located in Stockholm, Sweden. If you are passionate about protecting our investors and ensuring that the markets confidence in Nasdaq is maintained, then submit your application in English before 10 August 2020!

Come as you are

Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information, and public company services. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 100 marketplaces in 50 countries. Nasdaq is home to over 4,000 total listings with a market value of approximately $12 trillion. To learn more, about our business visit

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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  • Arbetsplats: Nasdaq Stockholm
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 11 augusti 2020
  • Ansök senast: 10 september 2020


Tullvaktsvägen 15
Stockholm, 11556

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