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Date Archives: November2018

Friday / Nov 30, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP074: World Bank Sharmista Appaya

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with World Bank’s Sharmista Appaya, a Senior Financial Sector Expert – in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI) Global Practice at the World Bank Group and focuses on Bank’s engagement on fintech issues as they relate to, and can have an effect on, financial inclusion and financial sector…

Wednesday / Nov 21, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP073: TLDR Andre McGregor

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with TLDR’s Andre McGregor. Mr. McGregor is a former FBI cyber security special agent and is head of security for TLDR, a global advisory firm specializing in the token economy. We discuss cyber security and safeguarding assets in a digital world. How many characters does Andre have in…

Friday / Nov 16, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP072: CFTC Jamie McDonald

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with CFTC Director of Enforcement Jamie McDonald on the record number of cases his division brought against traders who utilize spoofing to manipulate market prices. Why joint prosecution has been one driver: “There’s no deterrent effect like the prospect of criminal prosecution in the appropriate case.” (36:06)

Friday / Nov 09, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP071: New York Attorney General Investor Protection Bureau John Castiglione

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with John Castiglione from the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) Investor Protection Bureau. We discuss the recent Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative report covering virtual currency trading platforms. This was a fact finding inquiry into the policies and procedures of virtual asset trading platforms

Friday / Nov 02, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP070: B23 Co-founder Dave Hirko

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with b23.ai Co-Founder Dave Hirko. We cover the origins of Amazon Web Services, the progression of cloud and predictive analytics. We answer the question why is data engineering a zero-sum game for most organizations and what happened when b23 did analysis on the CDS (credit default swaps) market.