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William  Thum

William Thum

Vanguard
Principal, Legal Department
Wayne, PA, USA


William Thum is a principal in Vanguard’s Office of the General Counsel and global head of the Derivatives, Securities Financing, and SMA Group. He chairs the Investment Company Institute’s Derivatives Market Advisory Committee and is a former chair of the Steering Committee of SIFMA’s Asset Management Group. He speaks at ISDA, SIFMA, and ICI conferences, among others, and has written many articles on derivatives issues. Mr. Thum works with global regulators, trade associations, and service providers in developing the new global architecture and regulatory framework for derivatives.

Before joining Vanguard in 2010, he 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 earned a B.A. in international relations and economics from Bucknell University and a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law. 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 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
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 25, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts 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 25, 2018
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 25, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, New York, NY
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