New York Managing Partner to Interview FINRA’s Thomas Gira at STA’s Market Structure Conference

September 24, 2019

Len Amoruso, Managing Partner for the New York office of Murphy & McGonigle, will interview Thomas Gira, Executive Vice President, Market Regulation and Transparency Services of FINRA, at the upcoming Security Traders Association’s 86th Annual Market Structure Conference in Washington, DC (Oct. 2-4).

Mr. Amoruso, whose practice focuses on securities compliance, regulation, market structure, and counseling broker-dealers and financial institutions, previously served as Chief Counsel and Deputy Director of FINRA’s New York office. He also spent more than 14 years at Knight Capital Group, Inc., initially as the Chief Compliance Officer of its broker-dealer, Knight Securities LP, and subsequently as General Counsel for the parent company.

Mr. Gira oversees FINRA's Market Regulation Department, which provides regulatory services to U.S. exchanges, including, among others, NASDAQ's family of U.S. markets, The New York Stock Exchange's family of U.S. markets, the Cboe’s family of U.S. markets, the BOX Options Market, Individual Investors Exchange, and the Miami Securities Exchange’s family of markets. Market Regulation also regulates Trade Reporting Facilities, FINRA's Alternative Display Facility, the over-the-counter market, and corporate and municipal bonds.

Also participating in the interview will be Matthew Levine, Counsel at Virtu Financial. Mr. Levine previously served as Counsel to the New York Stock Exchange's Division of Market Surveillance, and he has held compliance roles at Merrill Lynch and Citi.

The interview by Mr. Amoruso of Mr. Gira will take place on Fri., Oct. 4 at 10:15 am in a Fireside Chat at the conference. The STA Market Structure Conference will be held at the JW Marriott, Washington, DC.