Joanna Welsh is Chief Risk Officer at Citadel. Joanna chairs Citadel’s Portfolio Committee. Prior to joining Citadel, Joanna was at Tudor Investment Corporation for 15 years, most recently serving as Chief Risk Officer. With more than 20 years of experience in financial services and risk management, she also held senior risk positions at Commerzbank and Nomura. Joanna received a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Oxford University.
Pascal Bandelier is the Senior Managing Director, Head of Equities. He joined the Cantor Fitzgerald based in New York. Bandelier was the Head of Equity Execution Trading at Barclays, where he was responsible for the trading, sales trading, desk analyst and low-touch electronic businesses during his tenure at Barclays since 2013. Prior to Barclays, Bandelier was Head of TMT Cash Equity Trading, at Morgan Stanley, and Head of Cash Equity Trading & Risk at Nomura. From 2001 to 2010, Mr. Bandelier worked at Barclays/Lehman Brothers. Bandelier graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s degree in economics.
An AWC was issued in which the firm was censured and fined $300,000. Without admitting or denying the findings, the firm consented to the sanctions and to the entry of findings that it failed to comply with FINRA’s short interest reporting requirements concerning the reporting of certain foreign-listed securities. The findings stated that the firm experienced a system-related coding issue that resulted in the exclusion of certain foreign-listed securities from its short interest submissions to FINRA. In addition, the firm inaccurately reported short interest positions. Upon receiving notification from FINRA of the reporting deficiencies, the firm identified and corrected the coding issue.
3 June 2019
An AWC was issued in which the firm was censured and fined $225,000. Without admitting or denying the findings, the firm consented to the sanctions and to the entry of findings that it failed to report and inaccurately reported reportable over-thecounter (OTC) options positions to the Large Options Position Reporting system (LOPR) and untimely reported options positions to the FINRA Trade Reporting Facility®.