Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Dec 1 2006 | 12:55pm ET
John McCarthy, associate director at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s office of compliance inspections and examinations, will leave the agency later this month, according to the Commission. McCarthy is joining an unnamed privately-held proprietary-trading firm with offices in New York, London and Chicago.
McCarthy joined the Commission's staff in 1992 as a staff attorney and became an associate director of OCIE's market oversight unit in 2000. During his tenure, McCarthy supervised and conducted inspections and examinations that involved a wide range of issues including best execution, order handling, research analyst conflicts, market-timing and late-trading, fixed-income trading, floor trading and ATS compliance.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...