Digital Assets – Are You Ready?

The securities and futures industries have a long history of creating, distributing, and trading new and innovative products and asset classes. Innovation is not without risk and successful firms have typically introduced disciplined processes to achieve compliance within existing regulations, even when there are gray areas. For broker-dealers, the suitability rule (2111) is the guiding… READ MORE

Cryptocurrencies Could Change Product Purchasing, Trading and Tracking

Cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology behind many of these “coins” or “tokens” have the potential to completely change the way securities are created, distributed, and traded. They also hold the potential to change how purchases are made and assets are tracked. As with any significant leap that our industry takes, opportunities must be balanced against… READ MORE

Oyster Consultants to Speak at WAIS (Bermuda) Conference

Oyster Managing Director Hank Sanchez and Consultant Henry Komansky will be panelists at the World Alternative Investment Summit (WAIS) this week, held at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel in Southampton, Bermuda. Hank Sanchez will address the current SEC regulatory environment and anticipated rule changes on Friday during the Global and Bermuda Regulatory Debate panel. Hank brings… READ MORE