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Laura Schisgall

Societe Generale Americas
Managing Director, Global Markets Legal Group Head/AMER
New York, NY, USA


Laura Schisgall is General Counsel at Societe Generale Americas in New York City. In this role, she is responsible for the legal and compliance teams. She has been with SG since 2008. Prior to being appointed as General Counsel, Laura managed the legal team that covered the derivatives, structured products and sales and trading businesses at SG. Laura is also in charge of the legal aspects of Dodd-Frank implementation at SG. Before joining SG, Laura was General Counsel of the New York legal department at ABN AMRO, where she spent seven years in a variety of roles. Prior to her time at ABN AMRO, Laura was in the Legal Department of Chase Bank, where she worked mainly on equity derivatives transactions. Laura commenced her legal practice at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton years, where she spent six years doing securities and M&A work. Laura is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vassar College.

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