Derek Edward Schloss
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What the !@#$ is a Security Token?

In this first part of a series, Mr. Schloss will begin to explain what a security token is by explaining how the building blocks of securities law are fundamental to understanding the tremendous value security tokens will one day unlock.

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R.J. O’Brien Joins LCH’s EquityClear as Clearing Member

– The action enhances RJO's equity contracts for difference offering for professional market participants.

Between the Bells

– In this blog, the author likens learning to box with how to trade the equities markets. It's all in how you interpret the signals.

Broker-Dealer Vandham Securities Joins Wall Street Access

– Vandham will operate under the Wall Street Access brand and continue to offer highly personalized, client-focused trading and market-making services across the globe.

JP Morgan Leads Bulge Bracket Broker Pack in Equity Market Share

– Market consultancy Greenwich Associates names the U.S. equity market share leaders.

SIP Operating Committees Welcome Three New Advisory Committee Members

– The Securities Information Processors’ (SIPs’) Operating Committees today announced the addition of three new members to the Advisory Committe

ON THE MOVE: IEX Lands Development Pro Ilyevsky

– The weekly recap of hires, job moves and promotions around Wall Street.

Clearpool Reviews the SEC's Tick Pilot

– The analysts at Clearpool share their thoughts on the SEC Tick Size Pilot with Traders Magazine and offered their insights after one year of study and analysis.

FlexTrade Integrates The SmartStream Reference Data Utility for MiFID II Compliance

– Initial rollout covers use of Systematic Internaliser registry for buy-side pre-trade compliance workflow.

TAIFEX Expands Commodity Product Portfolio with Debut of Brent Crude Oil Futures

– Based on the world’s leading oil benchmark, ICE Brent Index, TAIFEX’s new product is cash settled, Taiwan Dollars (TWD) denominated, and features small-sized contracts.

Cinnober and BitGo Unite on Cryptocurrency Exchange Offerings

– Cinnober and BitGo announced a collaboration to provide solutions to cryptocurrency exchanges.

Weekly Corporate Event Highlights

– Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.

QUICK TAKE: BSO’s Coudurier on Crypto Connectivity

– In this QUICK TAKE, one technology provider notes that traders remain especially vulnerable to connectivity issues with these new crypto exchanges.

Euronext Launches New OPTIQ Cash Market Trading Platform

– Optiq is an agile and high-performing platform that gives investors access to trading across all asset classes available on Euronext’s pan-European exchanges.

Tradeweb Sees Increased Adoption of Electronic Trading by China Bond Investors

– More than 6,200 fully electronic CNY cash bond transactions have been executed on Tradeweb, the first trading link to Bond Connect.

Clearpool Announces Multi-Year Algorithmic Management System License Agreement with Piper Jaffray

– Clearpool to work closely with the Piper Jaffray to create a differentiated electronic trading solution that services client needs.