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(Senior) Legal Counsel (f/m/d) - Market Surveillance

We’re flexible! We’re happy to receive applications in English or German.


Your tasks:
You enjoy solving difficult puzzles and questioning things critically and have already gained some experiences in exchange related legislation? You enjoy working in an international environment and you are ready to defend your point of view? You know how exchange trading works? Then you are the perfect fit for our team!
The Market Surveillance Office of EEX monitors exchange trading to ensure the adherence to our rules and regulations, as well as national and international law. We are looking for a new teammember as Legal Counsel to join our Investigations Team with a focus on legal topics. In this position, you will act as legal advisor within the team and create in-depth analysis about suspicious trading behaviour. You present and discuss your work and ideas to internal and external stakeholders. 
Market Surveillance maintains reporting lines and regular contact to Management Board of the Exchange, Exchange Supervisory Authority (SMWA), BaFin, ACER and all European national energy regulators, in particular BNetzA.
The Investigation Team conducts in depth analyses of situations that appear to do not comply with existing rules and regulations. In this context, participants are questioned and documents are requested for review. 
In doing so, you will not only become a valued member of our team and a valued partner for our external stakeholders, but you will help to protect the integrity of the European wholesale energy markets. 
After all, we value the exchange of ideas, being there for each other and encouraging each other to be their best. We call it: The Exchange Mindset.


Your skills:

  • University degree in studies of law, economics with legal focus or comparable
  • Experiences with relevant legislation: Market Abuse Regulation, REMIT, German Exchange Act, MiFID II, MiFIR
  • Willingness to deepen your knowledge in these and other fields of law, e.g., exchange or financial markets law
  • Comprehensive understanding of exchange trading
  • Attention to detail and an exploratory mindset
  • Highly proficient in German and English
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 


Why join us?

  • Attractive salary package with many advantages such as childcare, meal allowance, job ticket, sports and leisure events
  • Flexible hybrid work concept and flexible working hours
  • Personal development through extensive training opportunities
  • A place in a dynamic and international team within EEX Group and Deutsche Börse Group
  • A long-term perspective in the constantly growing and evolving energy industry
  • Bespoke onboarding plan

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Hello from EEX. As a leading commodity exchange in Europe, we develop, operate and connect the markets for global energy and commodity trading from Leipzig and 20 other worldwide offices. What’s the secret to our success? We are an expert team of dynamic individuals that drive forward exciting projects while sharing experiences, celebrating success and creating memories, together.

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