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Manny Alicandro

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.

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Tulsi Gabbard Suing Hillary Clinton For Defamation

Tulsi Gabbard Suing Hillary Clinton For Defamation

On Wednesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) filed a defamation lawsuit against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In a statement released on Wednesday, Rep. Gabbard’s campaign revealed that she had “filed a defamation lawsuit against Hillary Rodham Clinton” over “deliberately and maliciously made false statements in an attempt to derail Rep. Gabbard’s […]

FBI Might Not Need Apple To Open Terrorist’s iPhones

FBI Might Not Need Apple To Open Terrorist’s iPhones

A new report from Wired states that the Trump administration might not need Apple to access the Pensacola terrorist’s iPhones, claiming that there are third-party options with the ability to hack into the devices. As previously reported, “On Monday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told reporters that Apple needs to help investigators access Apple phones […]

Trump Signs Phase One Of Trade Deal With China

Trump Signs Phase One Of Trade Deal With China

On Wednesday, President Trump signed phase one of the administration’s “historic trade deal” with China, which will deescalate the ongoing trade war between the two countries. According to The New York Times, the deal is expected  to “open Chinese markets to more American companies, increase farm and energy exports and provide greater protection for American technology and […]