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William  Thum

William Thum

Vanguard
Principal, Legal Department
Wayne, PA, USA


William C. Thum is a Principal of The Vanguard Group in Valley Forge, PA, and Global Head of the Derivatives Legal and Regulatory Practice Group.  Mr. Thum chairs the Investment Company Institute’s Derivatives Market Advisory Committee, formerly chaired the Steering Committee of SIFMA’s Asset Management Group, and speaks at ISDA, SIFMA, ICI and other conferences.  He has written numerous articles on derivatives issues and works with global regulators, trade associations and service providers in developing the new global architecture and regulatory framework for derivatives.

Prior to joining Vanguard in 2010, Mr. Thum was a partner with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP where he concentrated on derivatives regulatory issues and trading agreements.  From 1998 to 2007, he was head of institutional securities documentation at Morgan Stanley.  Previously, he held similar positions at UBS and BNP Paribas in New York and at Kleinwort Benson in London and was involved in the drafting of the foundational derivatives master agreements and product definitions.

Mr. Thum received his JD from The American University, Washington College of Law and his BA in International Relations and Economics from Bucknell University.  He is admitted to the bar in New York and Pennsylvania.

William Thum is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Thursday, October 26, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives, Thursday, October 26, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives, Thursday, October 26, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Monday, November 06, 2017, New York, NY
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