Rich Kaltenbach Joins Team As General Counsel

In the world of FX trading, seconds can make a huge difference. FXSpotStream have taken another step in refining their trading experience for both clients and LP’s with the appointment of Richard Kaltenbach as General Counsel.

FXSpotStream CEO, Alan Schwarz commented, “Having an internal counsel will allow us to expedite legal reviews, providing a faster, easier service for both client and LP. Rich brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Kaltenbach joins the company after a 15 year tenure at NEX Group plc (formerly ICAP plc), which was acquired by CME Group, Inc. in 2018. At NEX, he most recently served as General Counsel (Americas) and Global Head of Compliance. In these roles, he was responsible for all legal matters in the Americas region, including the United States, Canada, and Latin America. He supervised legal support for all regulatory, employment, litigation, antitrust, and intellectual property matters across the globe. He was also responsible for managing the Compliance function for ten regulated entities across the globe, including a broker-dealer, SEF, introducing broker, UK MTF and UK investment firm, and products including FX and FX derivatives, US Treasury and agency securities, and interest rate swaps.

Kaltenbach received a JD from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and a BA in Economics from Cornell University.

Rich will be based in the company’s Jersey City offices and will provide support to FXSpotStream’s global businesses.

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