Karen Laureano-Rikardsen is the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. Prior to joining Cantor, Laureano-Rikardsen held various senior communications and marketing roles at financial services firms, including CRT Capital Group, Credit Suisse and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Ms. Laureano-Rikardsen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs from the University of Maryland UC in Schwäbisch Gmünd Germany.
Cantor Fitzgerald Fined $2 Million Over Short Sales Violations: Finra also said Cantor repeatedly ignored “red flags,” including internal audit findings from its staff. “Cantor was aware of supervisory deficiencies but did not implement remedial measures until 2016. As a result, the firm did not close out more than 4,879 fails-to-deliver in a timely manner, while it accepted and executed short orders in those securities without first borrowing (or arranging to borrow).”