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Lisa Dunsky, OCC – Hit By A Brick: How Setbacks Shape Your Career MarketsWiki Education,Video

“Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” – Steve Jobs, at the commencement speech at Stanford in 2005. It’s sometimes hard to see what challenges and setbacks will do for your career, but in this very personal and articulate presentation, Lisa Dunsky, senior compliance officer at OCC, describes how tragic events can transform your skill set and your career. Speaking at the MarketsWiki Education World Of Opportunity event in Chicago in 2016, Dunsky tells the story of the October 2005 Refco meltdown, the publicly traded brokerage firm that went bankrupt after…

Telling the Story Blog,Commentary

  We need you to tell a story and help us fill up our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity events in Chicago and New York. We love to tell stories. People in this industry are always telling stories about the markets. We replay the day’s trading with our fellow traders or friends. We tell strangers about the amazing things that happen in the markets. Everyone talks about some market event or action – even cab drivers sometimes, according to industry lore. Those events, that market action and happenings, and the stories, have attracted thousands of young people into our markets…

Lisa Dunsky, attorney Sidley Austin Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

The CFTC’s new Regulation Automated Trading rule proposal aims to prevent self-trading. John Lothian News spoke with Lisa Dunsky, attorney at Sidley Austin, prior to the CFTC’s rule approval to discuss some of the issues surrounding self-trading, as well as how spoofing may factor in.

MarketsReformWiki Reaches a Milestone Blog,Commentary

While we were sleeping, some time between midnight and 3 a.m. this morning, the page counter on MarketsReformWiki, our regulatory database, topped the 10 million mark, four and a half years after going live.  The site was started in 2011, just after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, as the CFTC, SEC and other regulators began proposing rules and hosting roundtables, and market participants responded with comment letters, white papers and other research. The goal of the site was simple – cut through the thousands of pages of legalese and present the information in a way that is (relatively) easy…

John Lothian Newsletter: ETF providers question US trading limit rules; China Brokers Tumble as Citic Staff Detained, Rescue Costs Grow; BNY Mellon ETF Bug Could Still Sting John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read A Disruptive Environment: Sidley Austin’s Lisa Dunsky Offers Practical Compliance Tips for Firms and Traders JohnLothianNews.com New rules and guidelines and a couple recent high profile criminal cases on disruptive trade practices have made compliance and supervision a high priority at trading firms and clearing firms. Lisa Dunsky, derivatives attorney and former counsel at CME Group, shares her insights on what firms and traders need to consider. ++++ China reporter confesses to stoking market ‘panic and disorder’ Patti Waldmeir in Shanghai, FT A leading journalist at one of China’s top financial publications has admitted to causing “panic and…

A Disruptive Environment: Sidley Austin’s Lisa Dunsky Offers Practical Compliance Tips for Firms and Traders Interview,Regulation,Video

In May 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized its interpretive guidance on disruptive trading practices, as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, which defined disruptive trading as any trading activity that: violates bids or offers; demonstrates intentional or reckless disregard for orderly execution; or is of the character of, or is commonly known to the trade as, “spoofing” (bidding or offering with the intent to cancel the bid or offer before execution). In August 2014, CME Group published an advisory notice on a new rule, Rule 575, (“Disruptive Trading Practices Prohibited”), that codified the types of practiced that the exchange…