Nikolaos Akkizidis Appointed as Strategic Consultant at LegacyFX

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.

Nikolaos Akkizidis Appointed as Strategic Consultant at Legacy FX

November 7, 2019

Legacy FX, the Cyprus based CySEC regulated forex trading service provider has announced the addition of yet another executive to its team in less than a month. As per the update, the firm has hired Mr. Nikolaos Akkizidis to serve as a part of its compliance management team. The update is a bit delayed and was first made public via changes made to Mr. Akkizidis’s LinkedIn account. As per information in his profile, Mr. Akkizidis began his term at the firm in September this year and his official title is Compliance Officer and Strategic Consultant. The move to add new executive to its compliance team comes admist the ongoing state of flux experienced in regulatory field this year which made the firm decide to bolster its compliance needs by acting proactively and being predictive.

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The firm is of the belief that moving forward; compliance will be increasingly focused on the appropriate ways to provide information, services and tools to customers and less on punishment procedures and has since opted to go with a new approach in regards to compliance management. In line with its beliefs, the firm has hired Nikolaos – a veteran with more than two decades of experience in financial service industry who is a strategic thinker with clear understanding of economic and financial concepts and ability to deal with puzzling issues to cater to its requirements for new approach to compliance management needs. Prior to his current role as Compliance officer at CySEC regulated broker, Nikolaos served as independent investment strategist and author of book which detailed his investigation on how the changing economic and market environments impacts a business, risk management and investment returns.

In his new role, the firm expects to leverage on Nikolaos experience to combine compliance procedures with the strategies on investment and trading positions. He is also expected to promote effective risk money management methods by focusing on importance of clear trading rules. The firm hopes that this approach will help its clients remain protected while providing them with an ability to improve their portfolios when using Legacy FX’s trading platform. Nikolaos will be working alongside the firm’s compliance team to ensure its efforts to fit compliance functions with the firm’s strategic and leadership picture becomes a reality. The firm is of strong belief that as advanced compliance function will allow it to achieve measurable, positive value in decision making process as it can be combined with multiple areas in the financial firms.

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