On Monday, the coronavirus epidemic continued to accelerate in severity, as China recorded 108 deaths in mainland China, the most recorded so far in one day, bringing the total dead in China to 1,016. Communist China also stated that 2,467 more people were infected with the virus over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total […]
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 faulty tabulation app that is being blamed for the Iowa Democrat caucus disaster, has been connected to mysterious tech firm called Shadow Inc. The company is run by several former members of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign and is currently searching for help to manage client relationships. The company began looking for help […]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has released her plan to combat “digital disinformation,” which promises to “push for news laws that impose tough civil and criminal penalties” for spreading false information about U.S. elections. “Disinformation erodes our democracy, and Democrats must have a plan to address it. Donald Trump has welcomed foreign interference in our elections, […]