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  • Open Call Report – SEC FinHub Guidance on “Investment Contracts” & Digital Assets
    by Jim Toes on April 29, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    STA Open Call – April 25, 2019 Call Notes[ SEC FinHub Guidance on Digital Assets Kristin Boggiano, Chief Legal Officer, AlphaPoint Kapil Barthi, Global Head of Trading Markets, AlphaPoint to learn more about asset digitization visit www.alphapoint.com/STA Opening Remarks SEC Rule 606 – last night the SEC extended the required start date for firms to…  Read more The post Open Call Report – SEC FinHub Guidance on “Investment Contracts” & Digital Assets appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • What would Denzel do?
    by Jim Toes on April 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    It’s a question often asked, “If Hollywood made a movie about your life, what actor or actress would you want to play you?” For me the answer is simple, Denzel Washington. An extraordinary actor with a cool disposition both on and off camera. Denzel doesn’t know this, but we share a common bond. We both…  Read more The post What would Denzel do? appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Comment Letter: Options Listing Procedures Plan
    by Jim Toes on April 9, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    The Security Traders Association (“STA”), feels it imperative to relay its view that the proliferation of series of options for quoting and trading (“strikes”, or “strike prices”) has overly complicated the options markets and necessitated excessive (and thus inefficient) consummations of technology. If left unabated, this condition may degrade market quality as measured by spreads;…  Read more The post Comment Letter: Options Listing Procedures Plan appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Excellence in Journalism
    by Jim Toes on April 9, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    Those of us in financial services know that we are a very unique group, and by unique I mean many of us exhibit the characteristics of your typical Type A personality. Whether at work or at home, we expect quality and precision. When it comes to the sources we use and rely on for information…  Read more The post Excellence in Journalism appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Paying Forward
    by Jim Toes on March 30, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Last week, while most folks in the financial services industry were focused on their NCAA Basketball brackets, Quinnipiac University from Hamden, CT held the largest student-run financial conference in the world. Taking place in New York City, Quinnipiac’s Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) IX Forum attracted students from 160 universities, representing 54 countries and 48 states, and offered…  Read more The post Paying Forward appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]

  • Celebrating International Women’s Day
    by Jim Toes on March 29, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    As we celebrate the 110th International Women’s Day  it is both amazing and inspiring to reflect upon more than a century of achievements by women. Each generation has continued to improve its educational attainment during the course of a lifetime. Through that knowledge and the examples of female leaders, women of every passing generation have been able…  Read more The post Celebrating International Women’s Day appeared first on Security Traders Association. […]