RENA SHADOWITZ is Managing Director and the Volcker Compliance Executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch responsible for overseeing compliance with the Volcker Rule across the enterprise. Prior to joining Bank of America, Rena was Associate General Counsel and Director at Bank of Montreal and was responsible for monitoring, analyzing and implementing regulatory change globally and also advised on securities law, derivatives law and cross-border regulatory issues. Rena began her career practicing securities law at Torys LLP in Toronto. Rena received her Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), B.C.L. and LL.B from McGill University and is admitted to the New York Bar and the Law Society of Ontario.