FINRA adds Feral Talib as Executive VP and Head of Surveillance and Market Intelligence

Feral Talib, Executive Vice President and Head of Surveillance and Market Intelligence, FINRA

FINRA announced yesterday that it has appointed Feral Talib as Executive Vice President and Head of Surveillance and Market Intelligence. He will assume the role on January 2. In the newly created role, Talib will be responsible for leading FINRA’s surveillance program, which serves a unique and critical role in fostering the integrity of the […]

Wedbush Securities appoints Jeff Smits as VP of investments

Jeff Smits, CRPC®, VP, Investments, Wedbush Securities

Wedbush Securities, a diversified, independent financial services providers, announced the appointment of Jeff Smits, CRPC® as Vice President of Investments in the firm’s Newport Beach office. In his role, Smits will be reporting to Doug Ireland, Senior Vice President, Market Manager covering the Newport Beach, San Diego, Scottsdale, and Honolulu offices of Wedbush. With 17 years […]

The Brattle Group names Alison Forman as Principal

Alison Forman, Principal, The Brattle Group

The Brattle Group has welcomed Alison Forman to its Chicago office as a Principal in the firm’s Accounting practice. Ms. Forman is an expert in accounting, auditing, and financial reporting issues that arise in complex litigations, regulatory enforcement matters, and corporate investigations. “Alison is a wonderful addition to Brattle’s Accounting practice and growing Chicago office,” said Brattle Interim President & Principal David […]

Citi announces lending opportunities in Sweden with launch of Citi Securities

Today, Citi Securities Services announced Nordnet AB (Nordnet), one of the leading pan-Nordic digital platform for savings and investments, as the first Swedish client to start lending through its innovative Citi Securities Lending Access platform. The solution will enable Nordnet to expand its already successful securities lending programme to new markets and new client segments. Citi Securities Lending […]

Bragar Eagel, Squire, P.C. is investigating Discover Financial Services, encourages investors to contact the firm

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against Discover Financial Services (“Discover” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DFS) on behalf of Discover stockholders. Our investigation concerns whether Discover has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices. Discover is a digital banking and […]