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David A. DeMuro

Deputy General Counsel, Compliance & Regulation
New York, NY, USA

DAVID A. DeMURO is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for AIG.

From 2009 to 2010, he was a Senior Counsel in the New York office of O'Melveny and Myers and a member of the firm's Financial Services practice group. 

From 1984 through 2008, he was with Lehman Brothers and served as Managing Director and head of Global Compliance and Regulation for the firm.  In 2005, he was named by the Compliance Reporter as compliance person of the year.

Before joining Lehman Brothers, he worked for ten years with the Securities and Exchange Commission in its Enforcement Division in Chicago and Los Angeles and in its Office of General Counsel in Washington, D.C.

From 1993 through 2004, Mr. DeMuro was a member of the Executive Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's Compliance & Legal Division, serving as its President from 2003 to 2004. From 2005 to 2010, he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the SIFMA/Wharton Securities Industry Institute. 

He was a member of the NASD Board of Governors from 2001 through 2005. From 1999 through 2002, Mr. DeMuro was on the NASD's National Adjudicatory Council, serving as its Chairman from 2001 to 2002. He was on the NASD, now FINRA, Membership Committee from 1998 through 2008. He also served on FINRA's Licensing and Registration Council.  From 2004 through 2008, he was a member of the FINRA Compliance Advisory Group. From 1996 through 1998, he served on the Business Conduct Committee of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

From 1993 through 1997, he was a member of the Securities Industry/Regulatory Council on Continuing Education, serving as its Chairman in 1997. From 1998 through 2008, he was on the Council's Regulatory Element content committee. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society from 2088 to 2011.

In 2010, Mr. DeMuro became a member of the Board of Directors of the National Society of Compliance Professionals. 
Mr. DeMuro is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He also holds a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is a member of the State Bars of New York, Illinois and Michigan. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Theta Xi Foundation.     


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