Pavel Volfbeyn

Time To Revisit RenTec's Allegedly Illegal Dark Pool, Limit Order And Swap Transaction Strategies

Long before Sergey Aleynikov, in the summer of 2007, a major lawsuit between two quant titans shook the shadowy world of stat arbitrage and HFT. Alexander Belopolsky and Pavel Volfbeyn, at the time residing on the 7th floor of 666 Fifth Avenue (but not for long) and reporting to Millennium's Israel Englander, were about to get the back door treatment by their employer, who had just settled multi-year litigation with their former boss - East Setauket's original quant fund - Renaissance Technologies. But they would not go quietly into the night...