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Kerry R. Langston
  • Algorithmic trading
  • Equities
  • OTC securities
  • Prime brokerage
  • Regulatory Compliance

Kerry R. Langston

Kerry Langston is a recognized financial industry professional with a deep expertise in the trading and execution of OTC /small cap securities. Both a trader
and a registered principal, he provides expertise on best execution, due diligence, and compliance responsibilities. His areas of emphasis include electronic trading, bankruptcy, special situations, Reg FD, reporting requirements, as well as advisory to institutions, family offices & high net-worth individuals.
Mr. Langston is currently a Managing Director at Celadon Financial Group, which has provided trade execution and prime brokerage services to institutional investors in the U.S. and abroad since 1996. The firm is approved to make markets in up to 2,000 securities and currently posts continuous quotes in over 600 OTC stocks. Celadon offers all the expected prime brokerage services including advanced electronic trade execution, portfolio margin and capital introduction.
Mr. Langston introduced OTC, distressed & SPAC trading at BTIG LLC. Collaborating across functional areas including compliance and risk, he partnered with C-suite executives to execute business strategy. He integrated customer priorities into a complex systematic trading environment, navigating complex situations and leveraging his knowledge of the regulatory landscape.

Industry Experience
Education
Areas of Expertise
Registrations and Memberships
Keywords

Industry Experience

CELADON FINANCIAL GROUP

Institutional Trading

BTIG, LLC

Microcap, Distressed and Special Situation Trading

HILL THOMPSON

Equity Sales and Trading, Correspondent Liaison

GOLDMAN SACHS SPEAR, LEEDS & KELLOGG

Co- Manager, OTC Equity Trading, Principal

Education

College of William and Mary

MBA Finance

Virginia Tech

BS Marketing Management

Areas of Expertise

Trading, execution

OTC Securities, pink sheet, small caps, SPACs

Distressed securities, bankruptcy, special situations

Market-making, direct market access (DMA), algorithmic trading, liquidity provision

Risk management, profit and loss responsibility, and block trading

Client & investor relations

Reg. FD, form 15(c)(211), best execution, due diligence

Capital markets, financial regulations, regulatory landscape

Disclosures, filing requirements, quiet period, company buy backs, safe harbor

Financial reporting requirements, forward looking statements

Reg T, Portfolio margin, Delivery vs. Payment (DVP) accounts, custody

Due diligence, compliance

Family offices, high net-worth individuals

Institutional trading, hedge funds, asset management

Advisory, capital introduction, capital raising

Registrations and Memberships

FINRA

Series 7, 24, 55, 63, Securities Principal (active)

Expert Keywords

  • algorithmic trading
  • anti-money laundering (AML)
  • asset management
  • best execution
  • block trading
  • capital markets
  • company buybacks
  • compliance
  • Customer Protection
  • Direct Market Access (DMA)
  • distressed securities
  • due diligence
  • Electronic trade execution
  • financial regulations
  • financial reporting requirements
  • FINRA Series 24 Principal
  • hedge funds
  • institutional trading
  • Know-Your-Customer (KYC)
  • market making
  • market structure
  • order management systems
  • OTC trading
  • portfolio management
  • private placements
  • quiet period
  • Reg 144A
  • Reg D
  • Reg FD
  • Reg S
  • reg T
  • regulatory landscape
  • reporting requirements
  • risk management
  • Rule 15c3
  • safe harbor
  • short sales
  • stocks
  • systematic trading environment
  • trader
  • trading

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