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Dan DeFrancesco

Dan DeFrancesco is the deputy editor for Sell-Side Technology and has been a member of the Waters' team since August 2014. A native of upstate New York, Dan got his start in journalism as a sports reporter at The Journal News, a daily newspaper that covers the Hudson Valley, after spending a year coaching lacrosse in Manchester, England. Dan is also in charge of Waters' social media accounts. You can follow him on Twitter @dandefrancesco

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Articles by Dan DeFrancesco

Beware the Commodity Swap Data Swamp

Data quality for over-the-counter commodity swaps reported to swap data repositories, as mandated by the Dodd–Frank Act, has worsened since reporting began more than four years ago, with some blaming the CFTC, while others blame resistance by the SDRs to…

One Final Pause Before an Exit

Dan offers some final thoughts on the divisive issue of exchange speed bumps as the curtain comes down on his Waters tenure and he prepares for pastures new, although not far away—he joins the Risk staff at the beginning of May.

Slowdown Showdown: Exchanges Eye Speed Bumps

Three exchanges have filed with the SEC regarding implementing either a delay mechanism or order types similar to what IEX operates, following its approval as a national exchange less than a year ago.

David Hoag Joins OCC as CIO

Technology executive with almost 25 years of experience in the space joins equity derivatives clearing organization.