As part of our team of specialists, the Restricted Stock/10b5-1 Specialist is responsible for providing clients with US regulatory information and guidance on restricted/control securities and 10b5-1 plans and working with clients globally to develop and analyze various execution alternatives (selling, purchasing, pledging, hedging, gifting, and wealth transfer strategies). The Restricted Stock/10b5-1 Specialist Responsibilities:
Contact for Wealth Management advisors on requirements and approvals of any transactions/trades of restricted/control securities
Conduct due diligence with Issuer's counsel on trades (sales and purchases), margin loans, credit, derivatives, gifting (including Donor Advised Fund), wealth transfer strategies, and executive stock option exercises
Ensure Rule 144 compliance, including Form 144 filings, checking issuer having current public information and calculating volume limitation.
Coordinate the process of removing legends on restricted stock (certificates or book entry at transfer agent) by preparing paperwork, working with Issuer's General Counsel and our Operations/Settlements team
Coordinate the process of exercising stock options on behalf of client, which includes wiring exercise cost and taxes due and initiating receipt of stock into client's account, by working with Issuer's Stock Plan Administrator and our Operations team.
Send trade report emails for trades executed within 10b5-1 plans
Work closely with Senior 10b5-1 Specialist and Team Leader to eventually:
Assist the advisors and their clients in determining selling terms that both meet the client's goals and are appropriate for how the specific security trades.
Compose selling terms within the contract in a way that clearly reflects the client's intentions, without ambiguity and leaving no room for interpretation.
Work closely with the PB's attorney, General Counsel of the Issuer, client's personal attorney and/or financial advisor, in finalizing the terms of the contract.
Build excellent working relationships with internal clients and partners
Adhere to internal and external policies/ regarding securities transactions and code of conduct
Ad hoc projects related to 10b5-1 plans, restricted stock, insiders, and market trends
FINRA Series 7 and 63 required
2 years work experience with knowledge of equity markets
Exceptional relationship management skills and ability to partner with principal teams
Superior client service and problem-solving skills
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