Vivian A. Maese is the head of the FinTech practice focus team and leads the Outsourcing and Offshoring practice at Dechert. Ms. Maese joined Dechert after more than 20 years in-house in Managing Director and divisional General Counsel roles at Salomon Brothers, Citigroup, the New York Stock Exchange, and Morgan Stanley. She was also the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at BIDS Trading LLP.
Ms. Maese was one of the very first lawyers on Wall Street to address the importance of technology in financial markets. As a result of her years in-house and in business, she sees the world through the eyes of her clients. She applies her exceptionally strong experience representing market leaders on the cutting edge of law, technology and finance as well as her knowledge about how things work from both the buy and sell perspectives to provide solutions to complex problems at the convergence of financial services, regulation and technology. She has led multi-disciplinary global teams in the implementation of complicated legal and regulatory requirements such as the $1.4 billion Global Research Settlement and the NASD/NYSER e-mail settlements.