Financial Commission Adds Sam Low to Dispute Resolution Committee

The Financial Commission (FinaCom PLC), a dispute resolution service that caters to the financial services industry, has appointed Sam Low as the newest member of its Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC).

Sam Low

He joins the Financial Commission during a time of expansion for the self-regulatory association. The commission recently added several new members to its existing roster.

Sam is a seasoned financial services industry professional with over 25 years’ experience cutting across institutional FX, asset management, banking and consultancy. He is the founder and CEO of LiquidityFinder, which is designed to make life easier for institutions looking for liquidity offerings that meet their business requirements.

Since 1997, Sam has been a specialist in FX liquidity and technology solutions for banks, institutional and retail brokers, asset managers. He started his career at Bloomberg where he was responsible for its terminal sales at various emerging market territories, including Russia and the CIS, the GCC, CEE.

Sam’s career encompasses different stints at top FX technology vendors including SuperDerivatives (options pricing software) Integral (FX Aggregation to banks and brokers), and First Derivatives (trading technology and ‘big data’ analytics solutions).

Financial Commission Chief Operating Officer, Nikolai Isayev commented on the appointment: “I am pleased to welcome Sam to our dispute resolution team. Given his extensive experience in the industry, particularly in institutional FX, and geographically in the UK, he will be a valuable asset to the Dispute Resolution Committee in helping us continue our commitment to providing thorough investigations of trade-related disputes and sound dispute resolutions.”

With more than two decades of financial services experience combined with in-depth expertise, Mr. Sam’s mission is to provide the skillset needed to understand the difficulties that clients and brokers face in key areas such as trading algorithms, platforms and Liquidity APIs.

The Financial Commission is an external dispute resolution organization supported by the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC), which in turn is composed of recognized industry professionals. The Commission’s EDR program operates as an independent service that helps facilitate a simpler resolution process than through typical regulatory channels such as arbitration or local court systems.

Mr. Low is the 34th industry expert to join the Financial Commission’s DRC since its inception in 2013. The DRC consists of a diverse panel of industry professionals, who follow a non-bias protocol to process and resolve complaints from members’ clients.