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Date Added: Tue 07/09/2021

Associate

London, UK
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Company: FCA

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £18.00 - £22.00

A 4-6 Month Temporary opportunity has arisen in our Listing Transactions Department. The successful candidate will be supported by senior staff within the department and will play a crucial role in the UK's capital markets and can require the need to digest a large amount of written information. An ideal candidate will have a legal, casework or AML background.

Listing Transactions is the gatekeeper for new company listings via IPOs in the UK. Your work will assist in the assessment of eligibility for new listings, gathering and analysing information including relevant intelligence to assemble a full picture of the applicant.

  • You will support the FCA's case triage and review processes helping to progress cases efficiently and effectively.
  • You will work closely with case officers, building knowledge and skills in the regulation of significant capital market transactions in the UK market.
  • You will assist in the review of fundraising documentation issued by listed companies
Minimum
  • Proven experience as a Paralegal, Case work/investigation or AML.
Essential
  • Enthusiasm and a track record of picking things up quickly;
  • Good attention to detail coupled with the ability to work at pace;
  • Excellent communications skills, including written English;
  • A "can-do" attitude;
  • The ability to maintain focus and high standards whilst working under pressure;
  • A team player with the ability to work independently when required;
  • Strong organisational skills with the proven ability to prioritise work and escalate issues; and
  • The ability to digest a large amount of written information and identify relevant issues from such information

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of the UK or European capital markets regulatory framework

Within the Listing Transactions Department teams are responsible for reviewing and approving prospectuses and circulars under the Prospectus Regulation Rules and the Listing Rules, for reviewing the eligibility for listing of applicants for the Official List, and for giving guidance on the Listing Rules and Prospectus Regulation Rules.

The work occurs against a background of corporate transactions by listed companies and other companies in the scope of our rules. Such transactions include: initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions, bond issuances, and other equity capital raising exercises.

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