Relevant Consulting Experience:

  • Pre-launch review of a new exchange
  • Special Projects for a foreign exchange on regulatory policy and a business opportunity
  • Training seminars for Chinese financial services executives and regulators both in the U.S. and Shanghai on OTC markets, Dodd Frank, and Clearing
  • Dodd Frank compliance for a trading company
  • Assisted a Metals Trading Company to successfully become a licensed Comex Depository

Education and Board Affiliations:

  • Graduate of Columbia University (B.A.)
  • Graduate of Boston University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Attorney, Member of the Bar, State of New York
  • Non-Executive Chairman, OTC Markets Group LLC
  • Board of Directors World Gold Trust Services LLC,        Sponsor of the ETF "GLD"
  • Former Board Director and Vice Chairman, Golda Och Academy (A Solomon Schechter School)

Areas of Professional Service:

  • Derivatives and Securities Exchange Operations and Market  Structure
  • Service on Boards of Directors
  • New Product Development
  • Market Regulation and Compliance Functions
  • Training

Derivatives and Securities Market Consulting from the former C-Level Executive of three derivatives and securities exchanges: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the American Stock Exchange (Amex) until leading and closing its merger with the NYSE; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX); and Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, LP. Started career as an Attorney with the CFTC.

Neal L. Wolkoff, CEO

Wolkoff Consulting
​Services, LLC

China Seminars

Have been asked to give seminars to financial executives in Shanghai and Zhengzhou on the history and regulation of U.S. futures and OTC derivatives markets.

​        ​​​​ RECENT:     
Principal of Health Care Financial Exchange Inc. (HCFEx.com) which brings financial market solutions to healthcare marketplace problems         
NEW PRESS:  

Wall Street Journal - NYSE Deal for National Stock Exchange May Fuel New Trading Approaches, December 14, 2016

 Wall Street Journal - CBOE Looks beyond Options, September 25, 2016