On Wednesday night, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that it was suspending game play for the rest of the season after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. “The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminary tested positive for COVID-19,” the NBA said in a statement. “The test result was […]
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.
On Wednesday, former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg announced that he is suspending his presidential campaign after terrible results on Super Tuesday, only receiving a handful of delegates after spending $500 million on his campaign in just 16 weeks. “I’ve always believed that defeating Donald Trump starts with uniting behind the candidate with the […]
On Tuesday, President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against the Washington Post for “millions of dollars,” for publishing “false and defamatory statements” about an alleged conspiracy with Russia. The complaint, first obtained by Fox News, was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. by attorneys David C. Tobin and Charles J. Harder. The complaint specifically points to two Washington […]