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Joanna Fields
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Navigating Cybersecurity on a Stretch of "Regulatory Rapids"

In this shared commentary, Aplomb Strategies writes that when considering a firm’s governance structure, a holistic approach makes the most sense.

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SEC Names JPMorgan's Redfearn as Director of Division of Trading and Markets

Wall Street sees one of its own named to one of the regulator's top watchdog positions.

ON THE MOVE: Deutsche Nabs Huchro; Goldman Names CDO

In this week's On The Move, there are multiple moves at the bulge firms as well as at other brokers on the Street. Also, the OCC was bust promoting several officers and Wedbush gets a new CFO.

ON THE MOVE: Goldman Snags New CTO; Stephens Hires Equities Trio

A busy week at the bulge bracket firms with hirings up and down Wall Street with Goldman Sachs leading the way. Stephens, BTIG and Instinet also landed new talent.

Articles

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.

Stress Factor

Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

The Second Time Around

The Second-Term Mandate: A Q&A with Patrick Armstrong

Top 10 Trading Schools

Traders assembled a deep bench of judges to select the top U.S. universities that produce the most impressive candidates each year in the field of trading.

Mock Joins JonesTrading

A look at the financial industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings inside Wall Street's trading community.