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Derek Edward Schloss
Traders Magazine Online News

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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NRI Adds New Function to Address Flexible Options

– New options trading model functionality available to all I-STAR/CORE users.


Clear the Hurdles of Trade Compliance and Surveillance

– Traders on the TT platform will have full access to enhanced regulatory compliance capabilities with a few short clicks.


The State of the Ethereum Network

– After months of intense attention on blockchain technology and the Ethereum blockchain, the authors pull together statistics from across the network to provide a snapshot of Ethereum today, its past, and its roadmap ahead.


London Stock Exchange Group Acquires Minority Stake in AcadiaSoft

– Additional collaboration with LCH SwapAgent aims to further streamline margin calculations in the non-cleared derivatives market.


Emerging Cryptocurrency Point-of-Sale Tech Finally Solving the Mass Market Bitcoin Blockade

– In this guest article, author Alex Mihaljcic details four ways game-changing cryptocurrency transaction technology is resolving the primary problems preventing Bitcoin from going mainstream.


Switzerland’s Sovereign Money Referendum Suggests It’s Time to Rethink the Fed

– In this guest article, Christian Felber examines the role of the Federal Reserve and money following Switzerland's recent move to a sovereign money system.


Many Sources of Liquidity, Many Sources of Uncertainty

– In his latest blog post, Ollie Cadman of Vela looks at the diversity of business models associated with the SI regime and the impact of that diversity on market transparency and how liquidity is accessed in the emerging new landscape.


ON THE MOVE: Citi Lands Mostowfi for Electronic Equities

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


Fixed Income Electronification Pushes Trading, Ops Closer

– Keeping the operations team away from the trading desk is becoming a losing proposition for asset managers as the fixed income markets become more electronified.


BNY Mellon Launches FX Options

– The options business is being led by Sam Osterman, who joined BNY Mellon as Global Head of FX Options in January.


Avoiding Collateral Damage: An Intelligent Approach to Pre-Trade Risk

– In this blog shared by Vela, the firm explores how not having an adequate pre-trade risk system presents enormous problems Ė it essentially means a firm canít do business.


Should Your Customers Trust You with Their Data?

– In this shared article, the CEO of Evident discusses the value of data and how it must be protected.


Nasdaq Announces the Board of Directors of its U.S. Exchanges

– Exchange operator Nasdaq has announced the election of directors to its board.


DeepWell Expands and Hires Globally

– The new hires will be based in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney.


The VR Revisions and FRTB

– Guest contributor George Bollenbacher shares with Traders Magazine his views on how the rollback of unpopular rules, such as the Volcker Rule, can have unintended consequences.