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Attending the Futures Industry Association – Law & Compliance Conference

October 18, 2016 - October 20, 2016

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On October 18-20, 206 Oyster Managing Director Don Horwitz will be attending the Futures Industry Association – Law & Compliance Conference in Chicago.

Donald L. Horwitz is a managing director at Oyster Consulting, LLC, in the Chicago office. He rejoined Oyster in 2015, after serving as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance/regulatory officer at three Chicago-based exchanges (Intellectual Property Exchange International, North American Derivatives Exchange and Onechicago, LLC), and as an adjunct professor of futures and derivatives law and regulation at Chicago-Kent College of Law.During his thirty-plus years in the industry, Mr. Horwitz focused on assisting futures commission merchants (FCMs), broker-dealers, derivatives exchanges and their central counterparty clearinghouses (CCPs). He served as general counsel and/or chief compliance officer to three FCMs (through mergers and acquisitions), president of a broker-dealer and several developing exchanges. He provided comprehensive legal, regulatory and strategic advice to those organizations’ chief executive officers and boards of directors. He was also called upon regularly to manage and resolve discrete and sensitive situations. Currently he is advising a designated contract market and several CPO’s and CTA’s with market regulation and compliance. He is also working with member NFA firms on their compliance with the NFA’s Information Systems Security Policies

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October 18, 2016
October 20, 2016
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