On Thursday, the New York City Council voted to close the detention facilities on Rikers Island and replace them with a borough-based jail system. This new jail system is estimated to be able to only hold half of the population of inmates today, meaning the population of inmates facing felony charges would have to be […]
Manny Alicandro is a former candidate for New York Attorney General and NYC Public Advocate. He is a New York City-based attorney specializing in compliance, regulation, and governance. He is an expert in the blockchain space focusing on the trading of digital assets and cryptocurrency. Manny brings comprehensive capital markets knowledge gained through diverse leadership roles in alternative asset management, banking, consulting, and trading technology as well as through senior roles at NASADQ and FINRA. Broad experience includes compliance, risk management, regulation, controls, surveillance, supervision, and governance. Expertise in U.S. trading regulations and market structure issues with particular understanding of electronic trading and management of electronic exchanges. In-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory compliance issues pertaining to equities, derivatives, options and futures markets. Expertise in regulation technology with ability to advise on founding and structuring of new entities from Fintech startups, to hedge funds, and to electronic market places. Frequent industry speaker, panelist, webcaster, and published author.
The connection between Epstein and MIT continues to be troubling. Usually, where there is smoke there is fire. Unfortunately, it appears that there is much more to the Epstein-MIT story than we know. Obviously, there are many questions that need to get answered by MIT. Hopefully, the investigation that MIT is conducting will yield answers […]
Jean-Luc Brunel, the founder of a modeling agency, thought by authorities to possess key information about convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, “has disappeared without a trace.” According to The Daily Mail, “Investigators are making inquiries in Brazil, the US and Europe and French prosecutors are also pursuing claims relating to the financier, who died aged 66 […]