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John D'Antona Jr.
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CANNABIS CORNER: Funding Without Prejudice

It might be getting a whole lot easier to inhale if one is in the cannabis industry.

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Japanese Pension Fund Accesses CLSSettlement through State Street Trust and Banking

This is the first pension fund to migrate its FX settlement to CLSSettlement in Japan.

Gemini Joins the BT Radianz Cloud Community

Leading cryptocurrency exchange and custodian to leverage the resilience and global reach of the BT Radianz Cloud as it scales to meet institutional demand for cryptocurrencies trading.

Voyager Acquires Ethos Wallet, Self Custody & Crypto Services

In conjunction with the acquisition of the assets, up to nine existing Ethos personnel will join Voyager as employees, including the three founders of Ethos.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

OCC Sees Record Clearing Levels

The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.

Brown Exits Omgeo, Arthus Steps In

Longtime Omgeo CEO and president Marianne Brown has stepped down from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. subsidiary and will be replaced by Paula Sausville Arthus.

SunGard's Cloud STP for Alternative Investments

Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators looking to manage incoming and outgoing alternative investment data now have a cloud-based choice from SunGard.

ICE Trade Vault: 4.5M

IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.