Mark Kaplan is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. Prior to that position, Kaplan was the General Counsel for Société Générale for the Americas, leading its Legal and Compliance departments. Before joining Société Générale, he was the General Counsel for CIBC World Markets Corp.’s U.S. operations, and previously served as the Director of Litigation at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Mr. Kaplan holds a B.A. from Bucknell University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School.
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).”