Stan Yakoff
Head of Americas Supervision at Citadel


Stan is the Head of Americas Supervision at Citadel Securities where he covers the Equities, Futures, ETFs, systematic trading and low latency businesses. Stan is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law teaching Quant Trading & US Market Structure Regulation. Stan previously was a Compliance Officer at Marshall Wace North America L.P. where he specialized in Quantitative Compliance and helped build the core US compliance program. Prior to that he worked at Knight Capital Group focusing on algorithmic trading, market structure, and surveillance. He holds a J.D. in Law from Fordham University School of Law where he was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, and additionally holds an M.Eng. in Engineering Management, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering, and M.A. in Technology, Policy & Ethics from Stevens Institute of Technology. Stan is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (“CRISC”) and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”). Stan frequently lectures on industry topics including FinTech and RegTech, alternative data, regulatory and enforcement matters, surveillance, data privacy, and risk management.

Agenda Sessions

  • Trade monitoring and surveillance