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- Debra Walton Keynote Address Announcementby Sam Belden on October 1, 2020 at 9:50 pm
A Quarter of Women Are Considering Scaling Back CareersBloombergA quarter of women are considering leaving the workforce or scaling back on their career aspirations because of the extra demands created by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the annual study of women in the workplace released Wednesday by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org. Link Women Now… Read more The post Debra Walton Keynote Address Announcement appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- STA Files Comment Letter on Form 13Fby Sam Belden on September 25, 2020 at 9:51 pm
“STA acknowledges that the current reporting threshold presents burdens on certain small investment managers, but given the importance of the information from Form 13F we recommend that the Commission exercise extreme caution in raising the reporting threshold. We believe a threshold which is materially lower than the proposed $3.5 billion AUM will more effectively balance the interests of… Read more The post STA Files Comment Letter on Form 13F appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- New Jersey’s FTT: Express Your Oppositionby Sam Belden on September 16, 2020 at 8:45 pm
As states across the nation face 2021 budget gaps due to the COVID 19 pandemic, New Jersey is pursuing a financial transaction tax (FTT) on trades done at “high quantity” processors in their state. While the details of a final bill have yet to unfold, Governor Murphy and New Jersey legislators are espousing attributes we… Read more The post New Jersey’s FTT: Express Your Opposition appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- Buy Side Incorporates Rule 606(b)(3)by Jim Toes on September 8, 2020 at 7:28 pm
As of July 29, 2020, asset managers could begin requesting reports on the handling of not-held orders given to broker dealers. Under Rule 606(b)(3), reports for not-held orders must be provided within 7 days and the required information includes: Order Routing, including size and further routable instructions Order Execution, including volumes, fees, rebates, spread position Liquidity,… Read more The post Buy Side Incorporates Rule 606(b)(3) appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- Program Agenda Update & Open Call on Rule 606(b)(3)by Sam Belden on August 31, 2020 at 12:33 pm
SEC Proposes Data Security Enhancements to the CAT NMS PlanThe Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed amendments to the national market system plan governing the Consolidated Audit Trail to bolster the Consolidated Audit Trail’s data security. While the CAT NMS Plan currently sets forth a number of requirements regarding the security and confidentiality of CAT data,… Read more The post Program Agenda Update & Open Call on Rule 606(b)(3) appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- Shaping the Future: Grandparents Have a Key Role to Play in Diagnosing Autismby Sam Belden on August 27, 2020 at 12:37 pm
By Alison Singer, President, Autism Science Foundation “It takes a village to raise a child” – just hearing this phrase might evoke images of a bygone era. While today’s children are of course still shaped by their communities, attitudes around parenting have become fiercely individualistic. The internet is rife with advice columns featuring worried grandparents who… Read more The post Shaping the Future: Grandparents Have a Key Role to Play in Diagnosing Autism appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- The Bright Sideby Sam Belden on August 21, 2020 at 12:33 pm
By Chris Halverson, CAPISSTA Chairman I think we can all agree that 2020 hasn’t played out how we thought. It’s mid-August — ‘Back to School’ season for those of us with younger children — but instead of shopping for new clothes, backpacks and other supplies, we’re making sure that we have enough bandwidth to accommodate our kids’ virtual learning… Read more The post The Bright Side appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- 2020 Virtual Conference and New Podcast Initiativesby Sam Belden on July 31, 2020 at 2:25 pm
Our 2020 Market Structure Conferenceis Going Virtual! Given the effects of COVID-19, the STA 2020 Market Structure Conference will be presented 100% virtually this year. Learning how to adapt within such a challenging environment has presented some positive opportunities. While losing the networking aspect of our flagship event is not ideal, going virtual broadens our reach across… Read more The post 2020 Virtual Conference and New Podcast Initiatives appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- The Graduate: Part IIby Sam Belden on June 30, 2020 at 5:14 pm
Much is written about the Power of Community. Collective wisdom, idea creation and support are just three of the many positive results that can be achieved when individuals with a common purpose or cause come together. In situations where small communities form within larger ones, the results are multiplied. In May of this year STA… Read more The post The Graduate: Part II appeared first on Security Traders Association.
- STA Foundation Awards and the Importance of Mentorshipby Sam Belden on June 26, 2020 at 4:15 pm
Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department’s Antitrust Division Sign Memorandum of Understanding The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division have signed an interagency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster cooperation and communication between the agencies with the aim of enhancing competition in the securities industry. Dmitry Bulkin Joins the… Read more The post STA Foundation Awards and the Importance of Mentorship appeared first on Security Traders Association.