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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SEC Proposes Streamlining ETF Approval Rules-rules

– The Securities and Exchange Commission might have just juiced the exchange traded fund sector.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Carolina Security Traders Association

– In this week's Flashback Friday Gallery, Traders Magazine takes a look back five years ago to the Carolina Security Traders Association's 37th Annual Convention.

Cyberattackers Use Hidden Tunnels to Attack Banks and Financial Institutions

– As part of key findings in its new 2018 Spotlight Report on financial services, Vectra shared with Traders Magazine the fact that cyberattackers build hidden tunnels to break into networks and steal critical data and personal information.

AI Future on Wall Street More "Transformers" than "The Terminator"

– Broadridge shares its insights highlighting the progress and challenges associated with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics process automation (RPA) across the capital markets industry.

Industry Stakeholders Partner on Blockchain Margin and Collateral Solution

– ABN AMRO Clearing, EuroCCP, Euroclear and Nasdaq have completed a joint proof of concept to make the use of securities more efficient when used to cover margin calls, including after business hours, using blockchain, or distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Exchange-Listed Options Mean Opportunity for Pensions and Endowments

– In a shared blog, the Options Clearing Corp examines how exchange-listed and traded options can help pensions and endowment funds maximize alpha capture and boost returns.

Political Volatility Boosts European ETFs

– May was the second strongest month for Tradeweb’s European-listed exchange-traded fund platform since its launch in 2012 as fund flows showed a heavy turnover and rotation during the month.

OPINION: Central Banks and Crypto Don't Mix

– Everyone has jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon over the past two years, but is it time for central banks to join the party?

E*Trade Adds Risk Management Slide Tool

– The new tool quantifies the potential impact of market events on each position in a portfolio, a selection of positions, or even an entire portfolio.

S&P Global to Acquire RateWatch

– RateWatch reportedly will enhance S&P Global Market Intelligence's community bank analytics and data offerings.

ON THE MOVE: SEC Alum Schapiro Joins Morgan Stanley Board

– The former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission was recently named to the board of Morgan Stanley.

The Association of Banks in Israel Demands Crypto Regulation

– The trade group demands regulator action on the grounds of many complaints from Israeli customers regarding the conduct of the banking system and its refusal to open and manage accounts which involve cryptocurrencies activities.

LiquidityBook Selected by Dalzell Trading

– Blackrock alum’s newly-launched outsourced trading firm picks LBX Outsourced Trader to manage its trade workflow

US Options Volumes Stable in May Despite Potential Headwinds

– The U.S. options market keeps chugging along at its current breakneck pace despite some potential headwinds facing it.

Fixed Income Trading Technology Q&A: Wellington

– Carrie Chan, Vice-President Fixed Income Trading Technology, and Erik Tumasz, Managing Director Fixed Income Trading Technology, speak about the state of technology in the fixed income markets and their trading desk.