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  • STA Foundation Awards and the Importance of Mentorship
    by 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.

  • Mentors: An Essential Component of Your Career
    by Sam Belden on June 18, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    By Julie AndressKeyBanc Capital Markets, STA WIF Co-Chair Shortly after we published May’s Women in Finance newsletter, a male co-worker reached out to me to discuss the article. He stated, “I’m not a woman in finance, but this newsletter email came across my desk.” While we did discuss the topic of the newsletter, I was…  Read more The post Mentors: An Essential Component of Your Career appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • MSAC Report – June 5, 2020
    by Jim Toes on June 12, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    PDF Report Hello, Earlier today, STA held a Zoom meeting with Robert Cook; Bob Colby; Tom Gira and Greg Dean of FINRA. Attached are the Talking Points and below are notes on the main topics discussed. Thank you, to those who contributed. Please do not hesitate to contact STA directly with any questions. Additionally, Hester…  Read more The post MSAC Report – June 5, 2020 appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Complimentary Conference Packages
    by Jim Toes on June 5, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    Registration Packages for Individuals who are Seeking a New Opportunity in the Securities Industry STA will offer up to ten (10) Complimentary Conference Registration Packages for our Annual Market Structure Conference, Oct. 7-9, 2020, at the JW Marriott Washington DC, to individuals who are in between jobs and are actively pursuing a new opportunity within…  Read more The post Complimentary Conference Packages appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Reflecting on Unprecedented Times & Updates from the Hill
    by Sam Belden on May 31, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    SEC Adopts Amendments to the CAT NMS Plan to Improve Transparency and Financial Accountability – May 15 The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to adopt amendments to the national market system plan governing the consolidated audit trail (the “CAT NMS Plan”) to bring additional transparency, governance, oversight, and financial accountability to its implementation. SEC…  Read more The post Reflecting on Unprecedented Times & Updates from the Hill appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Open Call – Fixed Income ETFs: When Market Structures Collide
    by Sam Belden on May 29, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    STA Open Call – May 21, 2020 Fixed Income ETFs; When Market Structures Collide Eric Pollackov, Invesco & Adam Gould, Tradeweb Delisting Chinese Companies – Senate & House Bills The combination of the Senate passing S. 945, Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act and a similar, companion bill being introduced on the House side signals strong…  Read more The post Open Call – Fixed Income ETFs: When Market Structures Collide appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • MSAC Report May 28, 2020
    by Jim Toes on May 28, 2020 at 3:22 pm

    PDF Report Good morning, We have three (3) items for your attention. SEC Asset Management Advisory Committee, “AMAC” On May 27, the SEC AMAC held a meeting that included two panels on the impact of COVID-19 to the asset management industry and updates from its newly formed Private Investments Subcommittee and ESG Subcommittee. Meaningful data…  Read more The post MSAC Report May 28, 2020 appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Mom Was Right, They Are Our Nation’s Best
    by Sam Belden on May 25, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a day of reflection and honoring those who paid the ultimate price to protect our nation and way of life. As we remember those who served so honorably our thoughts will undoubtedly wander across a range of images and events. For me, Memorial Day will always bring recollection of a conversation…  Read more The post Mom Was Right, They Are Our Nation’s Best appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Times Like These
    by Sam Belden on May 19, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    by Chris Halverson, STA Chairman For most of us, the past few months have felt like Groundhog Day, the classic Bill Murray movie where Phil Connors (Murray) relives the same day over and over in a seemingly endless loop. Thanks to the pandemic, our days are now spent largely in captivity, filled with repetitious tasks (think virtual meetings).…  Read more The post Times Like These appeared first on Security Traders Association.

  • Being a Role Model Parent During the Pandemic
    by Sam Belden on May 19, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    By Julie AndressKeyBanc Capital Markets, STA WIF Co-Chair Earlier this month we celebrated Mother’s Day, thanking moms for being exceptional role models to their children. Today parents are having to take on more roles than ever — teacher, playmate, dance coach, just to name a few. If you’re a parent working in the financial services…  Read more The post Being a Role Model Parent During the Pandemic appeared first on Security Traders Association.