Keeping Score of Trade Compliance: A Regulator’s Perspective from Tom Sexton, NFA CEO, Part 2

Recently, our CEO Rick Lane sat down with NFA President and CEO Tom Sexton at our Tech Tap to learn more about NFA and how the organization deals with a variety of issues we all face. In Keeping Score of Trade Compliance: A Regulator’s Perspective from Tom Sexton, NFA CEO, Part 1, they discussed the history of the organization, its key functions and specific technology initiatives. For part two of their talk, which covers how NFA tries to stay ahead of the technology curve, Tom’s professional background and more, read on. 

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Keeping Score of Trade Compliance: A Regulator’s Perspective from Tom Sexton, NFA CEO

Just over a year ago, we acquired AI surveillance startup Neurensic, which led to our TT® Score trade surveillance and compliance offering. TT Score helps our users stay fully compliant with market regulations by leveraging machine learning to identify trading behavior that might prompt regulatory inquiries. The move into technology for trade surveillance and regulatory compliance has been a fascinating one for us—and it has provided us with an even greater appreciation for regulatory organizations such as NFA.

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Crypto Corner: 2019 Crypto Watch List

As shared last week, I had the chance to contribute to Jessica Darmoni’s year-end blog series for Hehmeyer Trading + Investments, which offered a review of 2018 crypto trends and a crypto outlook for 2019. I especially believe that adoption as a payment solution is key for widespread belief in crypto assets. Please read the post below to see our entire 2019 watch list!

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Crypto Corner: Top Crypto Trends in 2018

Without a doubt, 2018 was a year of contrasts for crypto. Optimism and new employment ran high for cryptocurrency businesses, but the price did nothing but head south and disappoint many.

I had the chance to contribute to Jessica Darmoni’s year-end blog series for Hehmeyer Trading + Investments, which offers a review of 2018 and an outlook for 2019. Read on for the full year-end post, and check back next week for the forward-looking follow-up here on Trade Talk!

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