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Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for the first time provided guidance to its member broker-dealers on potential penalties it could impose for violating anti-money laundering rules.

ICE Benchmark Administration

ICE Benchmark Administration

The U.K. FCA announced that, following a consultation, it has decided not to compel the ICE Benchmark Administration to continue to publish the 1- and 6-month "synthetic" sterling LIBOR settings beyond March 31, 2023.  

Brett Harrison

Brett Harrison

FTX US president Brett Harrison is stepping down and will move into an advisory role after less than 18 months on the job, amid a downturn in the cryptocurrency trading industry.

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) on Tuesday announced that it is partnering with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, to transform how data is accessed, shared and leveraged across a number of its services.

Singapore Exchange Limited

Singapore Exchange Limited

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is launching its first lithium and cobalt contracts Monday, joining efforts by commodity exchanges such as the LME and CME to get battery materials companies and investors interested in using futures.  

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Tokyo Stock Exchange and The New York Stock Exchange announced a new agreement to support cross-border investment between the U.S. and Japan by collaborating in such areas as product development, marketing, and information sharing.

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell, co-founder of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, is stepping down as chief executive officer, to be succeeded by Dave Ripley, Kraken's current COO.

Nasdaq, Inc.

Nasdaq, Inc.

Nasdaq said on Tuesday that it is launching a digital assets services business called "Nasdaq Digital Assets" that will start with custody of crypto tokens for institutional investors. Nasdaq also said it was considering rolling out trading of digital assets.

Lee Tenzer

Lee Tenzer

Lee Tenzer, a former trader and exchange member and the founder of the trading firm LETCO, has passed away.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc on Monday announced the expansion of its S&P 500 Index (SPX) options suite with additional expirations for SPX Weeklys Tuesday and Thursday options, beginning September 19 and September 28, respectively.

Rostin Behnam

Rostin Behnam

Rostin Behnam, the chairman of the U.S. CFTC, said he has already directed the agency to prepare to be the major regulator for much of the cryptocurrency market, as anticipated in Senate legislation, CoinDesk reported.

Enclave Markets

Enclave Markets

On September 8, Enclave Markets, an institutional-grade digital asset trading platform, announced the launch of Enclave Cross, a new service that allows participants to trade blocks of digital assets at the market price without information leakage or market impact.

EDX Markets

EDX Markets

A consortium of leading broker-dealers, global market makers and venture capital firms on Tuesday announced the launch of EDX Markets, a new digital asset trading exchange that uses technology from MEMX to offer cryptocurrency trading through "trusted intermediaries."

Ethereum

Ethereum

As early as September 14, Ethereum could undergo a long-anticipated software change called "the Merge," which will lower its energy use by 99% and shake up the crypto universe.  

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

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Sarah Rudolph is Editor-in-Chief at John Lothian NewsShe is a Chicago-based journalist who has concentrated on financial services. She joined John Lothian News in 2008.

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