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Stan Yakoff

Stan Yakoff

Head of Americas Supervision, Citadel Securities & Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School

Stan is the Head of Americas Supervision at Citadel Securities where he covers the Equities, Futures, and ETF businesses, systematic trading, and trading technology.  Stan is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law teaching Trading, Risk Management & Market Structure Regulation as well as a FinTech Advisory Board Member with the University of South Florida's College of Business.  Stan previously was a Compliance Officer at Marshall Wace North America L.P. where he specialized in Quantitative Compliance and helped build the core US compliance program and scaled globally to EU and APAC.  Prior to that he worked at Knight Capital Group focusing on algorithmic trading, market structure, and surveillance. Stan's work earned him the finalist for the 2019 Compliance Innovator of the Year award.  He holds a J.D. in Law from Fordham University School of Law where he was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, and additionally holds an M.Eng. in Engineering Management, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering, and M.A. in Technology, Policy & Ethics from Stevens Institute of Technology.  Stan is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (“CRISC”), a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (“CDPSE”) and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”).  Stan is a Global Panelist on the MIT Technology Review and lectures and publishes on industry topics including FinTech, RegTech, market structure, alternative data, artificial intelligence, regulatory and enforcement matters, surveillance, cybersecurity, data privacy, and risk management.