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Steve Brown

As Head of Business Development, Steve Brown is responsible for helping drive growth at Star, with a focus on go-to-market planning, data and vendor partnerships, channel sales, new markets, and mergers and acquisitions. Steve joined Star in April 2021 with 25 years of experience in advising financial firms on regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Star, Steve was Director of Broker-Dealer Client Services at Compliance Risk Concepts LLC, a senior director at PwC, and Head of Fixed Income and Capital Markets Compliance at U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. Steve is considered a pioneer in the control room space, having begun his career at Wachovia, where he was Head of Global Investment Banking Compliance and Control Group and established the bank’s first formal control room function. Read Steve’s take on insider trading for Traders Magazine here.

Protecting Your Chief Compliance Officer From Undue Liability

CCOs are increasingly worried their responsibilities could find them facing career-ending..

Crypto & Compliance: Key Findings From The StarCompliance Market Study

Star surveyed the marketplace to find out how firms are treating cryptocurrencies and digital..

Regulation Update: Leadership Changes In Motion at the FCA and BaFin

Last month we covered the upcoming change in leadership at the SEC. Today we cover equally..

Regulation: What To Expect From The New Head Of The SEC

President Biden has tapped Gary Gensler to be the new head of the SEC. Here's what you need to know..

FCA Market Abuse Update: Takeaways From A Recent Industry Talk

We cover a speech by the FCA’s Director Of Market Oversight on insider trading challenges as..

The OCC Authorizes Cryptocurrency Custody Services

A shift in how the world sees cryptocurrency is influencing how the US government sees it. Here’s..

New E-Book: The Control Room Handbook

Get happy! Our brand new e-guide on all things control room is about to drop! Learn what’s inside,..

5 More Takeaways From Our Deep-Dive Webinar On Control Room Fundamentals

Why building a control room is like flying an airplane, and other insights from a recent Star..

5 Takeaways From Our Deep-Dive Webinar On Control Room Fundamentals

Why control room is like a bike race and other insights from a recent Star webinar with control..

E-Book Sneak Preview: The Compliance Control Room Handbook

Our new e-book on all things control room will be available soon, so be sure to keep an eye on this..

Making The Translation: Turning A Code Of Ethics Into Code

COVID-19 isn’t slowing down compliance departments from making the changes they need to make, like..

Making The Modern Control Room: A Conversation

Adapted from the Star US Conference panel discussion, "Making The Modern Control Room," which..