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.

Principal of Health Care Financial Exchange Inc. ( which brings competitive and transparent market solutions to healthcare market problems         
Crain's - VIX Woes open up Opportunities for Cboe Rivals, May 18, 2018 
Wall Street Journal - Head of World's Largest Exchange Embarks on Bitcoin Gambit, November 3, 2017
Wall Street Journal - Silicon Valley Vs. Wall Street: Can the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Disrupt Capitalism?, ​October 16, 2017

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