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  • Labor Day Remembrance
    by Jim Toes on August 30, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    SEC Publishes Responses to FAQs on Rule 606 Rule 606, as amended, requires more meaningful disclosures relevant to today’s marketplace that encourage broker-dealers to provide more effective and competitive order handling and routing services and that also improve the ability of their customers to determine the quality of such broker-dealer services. FINRA Announces Governor Elections…  Read more The post Labor Day Remembrance appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Invest in Learning the Signs of Autism
    by Jim Toes on August 8, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    By Alison Singer President, Autism Science Foundation As a parent, there are few things scarier than thinking your child may not be developing appropriately. With 1 in 59 children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, it’s critical to be aware of the early warning signs of developmental delay and to take action if you have concerns.…  Read more The post Invest in Learning the Signs of Autism appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Measuring Regulatory Influence
    by Jim Toes on August 7, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    Firms in the financial services industry spend an enormous amount of energy measuring progress towards intended goals. At times, this intense fixation on metrics can seem counterproductive, but maintaining these disciplines proves to be beneficial in avoiding failure and achieving a successful outcome. The ability to measure progress and success as it pertains to regulation…  Read more The post Measuring Regulatory Influence appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Comment Letter: FIF and STA Comments on Amended SEC Rule 606
    by Jim Toes on August 5, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    While much progress has been made with respect to the industry’s implied understanding of the scope and breadth of data that the SEC Staff expects to be reported pursuant to Rule 606, there remain several open questions that the SEC is still considering. FIF and STA strongly emphasize that the lack of: 1) written guidance;…  Read more The post Comment Letter: FIF and STA Comments on Amended SEC Rule 606 appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • STA Conference First 15 Speakers and DC Meeting Recaps
    by Sam Belden on July 31, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    FINRA holds July 2019 Board of Governors Meeting. FINRA CEO Robert Cook, Chairman Bill Heyman, Board members and FINRA staff provided updates from the meeting in a video report .  Emily Westerberg Russell Named Chief Counsel of Division of Trading and Markets The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Emily Westerberg Russell has been named Chief…  Read more The post STA Conference First 15 Speakers and DC Meeting Recaps appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Talking Points – July 2019
    by Jim Toes on July 18, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Who We Are STA is comprised of 24 affiliate organizations covering the entire US and Canada. The STA national board of governors is comprised of past presidents and industry specific leaders. Our membership represents INDIVIDUALS from varying business models – buy-side, sell-side, hedge funds, exchange traders and market makers- dealing in equity and derivative trading.…  Read more The post Talking Points – July 2019 appeared first on Security Traders Association.

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