Expertise
Stock Options and Financial Futures Expert Witness
Paul Wesley Carlson   MBA

Expert Consultant, Barrington Financial Counsulting Group, Inc.
1114 Monaco Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Work: (952) 857-2411
Cell: 9437301135
pcarlson@barrington-inc.com
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Expertise
Stock Options and Financial Futures Expert Witness

Stock Options and Financial Futures Expert Witness


Paul W. Carlson, M.B.A.
Paul W. Carlson has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry with special expertise in stock options and financial futures. He has extensive experience as a former futures trader and member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and as options risk manager at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Paul’s deep experience with market data systems as it relates to interaction with Securities Industry Automated Corporation (SIAC), Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA), Options Clearing Corporation, (OCC) and various data /trading systems platforms provides a unique perspective in situations involving order execution and systems availability. Additionally, Paul has vast experience with SPAN margin including inter and intra market spreads.
As a stock options and financial futures Expert Witness and Litigation Support Consultant, Mr. Carlson provides unbiased verbal opinions and written reports for both claimants and respondents for FINRA Arbitrations, depositions, mediations and court settings. He speaks with proficiency and precision and his expert opinions on options, futures, and risk management are founded upon his years of industry experience through the understanding of industry rule, the standards of professional conduct, and the code of ethics for the brokerage, investment management, and financial futures industries.
Mr. Carlson has successfully completed the following FINRA and NFA examinations:
• National Futures Association (NFA) Series 3 | National Commodities Futures
• FINRA Series 4 | Registered Securities Principal
• FINRA Series 7 | General Securities Principal
• FINRA Series 53 | Municipal Securities Principal
• FINRA Series 63 | Uniform Securities Agent
• FINRA Series 65 | Uniform Investment Adviser

Education
M.B.A Finance with International Emphasis
• Loyola University of Chicago
B.B.A. Economics
• Loyola University of Chicago

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