Global FX Head Leaves Santander?

Multiple sources tell Profit & Loss that Andrew Brown, global head of FX at Santander, is leaving the firm. Brown joined Santander in May 2018 after a six year spell at Spanish rival BBVA where he oversaw what sources familiar with the matter refer to as an “outperformance” of the FX business and he seems […]
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Rosenstein Joins Capitolis

Evelina Rosenstein has joined Capitolis in London as sales manager, she joins from Broadway Technologies where she was head of sales for the firm in London having joined in May 2018. Prior to Broadway, Rosenstein spent almost three years at FXSpotStream in a senior sales role, having joined the platform from an almost 10 year […]
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SmartTrade Makes Senior Hire

SmartTrade Technologies today announces that Ludovic Blanquet has joined as chief product and strategic planning officer, based in London. Blanquet brings 20 years of industry experience to the role. He joins from Finastra, where he was the global head of product strategy across its five lines of business. Prior to this, he built Credit Agricole APAC’s […]
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CFTC’s Enforcement Director Leaves on a Sanctions’ High

James McDonald, director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Enforcement (DoE) is stepping down with immediate effect, having been in the position since April 2017. He leaves at the same time as the CFTC unveils a record-breaking year for enforcement actions by the DoE. McDonald joined the CFTC after serving as an assistant […]
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Cobalt Adds Two with New Investment Round

Post-trade infrastructure provider Cobalt has announced the addition of two new hires to its leadership team, as it continues its expansion into emerging markets and digital assets with a new institutional investment round. Duncan Lord has joined as the head of post-trade operations, while Michael Walsh joins as a consultant. Lord joins from Barclays where […]
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TP Icap Adds Two For Matchbook Credit

Just days after confirming its intention to expand further into the e-fixed income and credit market with the purchase of Liquidnet, inter-dealer broker TP Icap has unveiled two appointments to its Matchbook Credit platform. David Everson joins as head of Matchbook Credit EMEA with the task of building out the firm’s portfolio of optimisation products […]
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Ideal Prediction Names Veterans to Advisory Board

Trading analysis and data science provider Ideal Predication has appointed Geoff Jones and Jonathan Fieldman to its advisory board. Jones was previously global head of e-FX and spot trading at RBC Capital Markets, and Fieldman was chief operating officer and chief business development officer at Broadway Technology. “I’ve collaborated with Jonathan and Geoff on many […]
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Capitolis Adds Two to Management Team

Capitolis, today announces the appointment of two senior executives to its executive management team. Lindsey Baptiste joins the SaaS platform as senior vice president of finance and Hen Lotan as chief of staff. According to a statement, the new hires will “support Capitolis in its next phase of growth and play a key role in […]
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Hershey Named Chief Compliance Officer at DTCC

Post-trade infrastructure provider the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced the appointment of Lisa Hershey as managing director and chief compliance officer. She will have responsibility for leading the firm’s compliance function effective January 1, 2021 and will report to Ann Shuman, DTCC’s managing director and general counsel. Hershey joined DTCC in 2009, […]
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Former JPM FX Trader Jailed for Manipulation

Akshay Aiyer, a former FX trader at JP Morgan in New York, has been sentenced to serve eight months in jail and ordered to pay a $150,000 criminal fine for his participation in an antitrust conspiracy to manipulate prices for emerging market currencies in the FX market. Aiyer was found guilty late last year by […]
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