Leonard T. Nuara - President and Co-Founder of Spring Trading, Inc.. Spring Trading is currently an Exempt Board of Trade and will be applying to become a Swap Execution Facility handling centrally cleared derivatives. Spring Trading is uniquely positioned to be an industry leader in the execution and processing of previously OTC derivative transactions while simultaneously providing the ability to cross trade against any other type of instrument/asset including government and corporate bonds, stocks, options, commodities and FX. Its proprietary technology platform allows our customers a multitude of analytical and execution tools including extensive charting, complete algorithmic programming with parameters that can be modified during execution, multi-leg spread trader, customizable - floating watch lists and tickers, all of which work simultaneously on cross-assets.
Lennie is formerly a Partner in the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP in the Intellectual Property & Technology Group, and prior to that he was a Partner and Chair of the Technology and Intellectual Property Group at Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP, representing numerous financial institutions and global corporations in all types and styles of technology acquisitions and internet based transactions. Nationally recognized in his field, he has advised companies of every size regarding the intersection of technology and law. Mr. Nuara has been an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law since 1986. He received an A.B. in Political Science, Economics and Computer Science, cum laude, from Boston College in 1981 and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1984.