Christopher Bok is Director of the Financial Information Forum (FIF), an industry association focused on assisting industry members with implementation issues affecting the securities industry, as well as to engage, inform and offer alternative solutions to regulators concerning the impact of proposed rules/regulations and other market structure changes.
As Director, Mr. Bok is responsible for management and oversight of all operational and content-driven activities including leading several content-based working groups and subgroups. In this role, he works directly with industry stakeholders and regulators to develop and advocate for practical solutions to several implementation-based issues on several topics, including SEC Rule 606, SEC Rule 605, SEC Rule 613 (CAT), FINRA Rule 2232, TRACE, EBS, OATS, SEC 13H-1 and several additional regulatory initiatives. During his tenure at FIF, he has written and submitted over 30 comment letters to the SEC, FINRA, MSRB, and the CAT Operating Committee on behalf of FIF members on several critical industry initiatives.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Bok served as an industry consultant at Jordan & Jordan, a financial services consultancy. He holds a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and earned his JD from the University of Notre Dame, and is a licensed attorney in the state of New York.