Capital Markets Advisors

Turning Change Into Opportunity

  • What happens if and when one of the large CCPs runs into a major default by one or more of its members? George Bollenbacher, CMA’s Head of Regulatory Reform, takes a deep dive into the risks and regulatory requirements.

  • Are you curious about how MiFID II and MiFIR will be implemented, both in Europe and for US investment firms? Check out CMA’s George Bollenbacher’s analysis of the latest Q&A’s released from ESMA now on TabbFORUM. Read the article here:

  • On December 8, 2016, Capital Markets Advisors and SoftwareAG lead an industry discussion over the business requirements and technology for solving compliance on new Market Abuse Regulations. CMA’s Head of Regulatory Compliance, George Bollenbacher, was one of the featured speakers. If interested in future events, or to learn more about MAR and its effects upon the industry,… Read More »

  • CMA was once again one of the corporate sponsors of Wall Street Rocks, this time for their Veterans Benefit Concert on December 16, 2016 at The Highline Ballroom in NYC. Wall Street Rocks is an important and unique non-profit organization with collaborative efforts from employees across the financial, technology and entertainment industries focused on supporting heroic Americans… Read More »

  • As market participants worldwide get serious about preparations for MiFID II, how the EU rules compare with the same approaches in other jurisdictions continues to be an important question. The disparities between the EU rules for best execution and those in the US are very large. CMA’s George Bollenbacher examines the different requirements, warning that… Read More »

  • “How liquid are the markets today? Lately, everyone seems to want to know, and many regulatory regimes vary their requirements based on the liquidity of the instrument under consideration.” Want to know more? Check out this pertinent and timely article from CMA’s George Bollenbacher to find out!

CMA is a results-oriented professional boutique-consulting firm with a specialized focus in capital markets. Our resources are highly experienced, averaging over 10 years of experience in financial services working at the major financial institutions. CMA resources bring a broad set of tools and market knowledge to firms and situations that need to be addressed with confidence in execution as well as expeditious delivery.



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Clients First – At CMA, Clients First means delivering results, keeping our clients’ best interests to heart, and delivering on our promises. We strive to develop long-term partnerships with our clients and as such provide a high-impact, collaborative approach. CMA brings the best of our team to every engagement to ensure our clients’ visions are achieved.


Proven Industry Experience – Our team is comprised of senior-level financial services professionals and process experts. Our objective is to address each client’s challenges, provide comprehensive advisory services and strive to deliver results. All of our professionals have significant experience in strategy, transactions, implementation, business, technology and operations.


Collaborative Work Approach – CMA works collaboratively with our clients, our clients’ vendors, and our clients’ partners. We work in close coordination at all levels of the organization and strive to ensure that our expertise and knowledge are transferred for ongoing use.




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