Ms. Montminy advises clients on regulatory strategy, risk management, and legal and compliance matters in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.
Ms. Montminy has over a decade of experience in Dodd-Frank Act Title VII swaps compliance matters and nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry. An attorney by training, she started her career specializing in securities litigation and hedge fund structuring at large, global law firms, including Clifford Chance. Later, at Goldman Sachs, she transitioned her focus to operations, where she was responsible for the implementation of key swaps regulatory requirements. Ms. Montminy went on to work at National Futures Association (NFA) in the OTC derivatives department and oversaw the execution of the department’s strategic goals, including process and program enhancements to the examination program.
Prior to joining Patomak, Ms. Montminy was the Head of Swap and Security-Based Swap Dealer Compliance and Canadian OTC Derivatives Compliance at National Bank of Canada. There, she built and ran both the Swap and Security-Based Swap Dealer programs supporting the firm’s registration with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She also ran the Canadian compliance program for OTC derivatives. Ms. Montminy has extensive experience in regulatory interpretation and implementation, as well as related process design and oversight. She is proficient in managing and responding to regulatory requests, having worked with authorities both in the United States and Canada, including the CFTC, NFA, SEC, Federal Reserve, and the Autorités des marchés financiers.
Ms. Montminy received her LL.B at Université de Montréal and her LL.M from New York University. She is fluent in French. She competed for Team Canada in three Olympic Games and is a double Olympic medalist.