Lisa Shemie is OANDA’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, responsible for overseeing the firm’s legal function worldwide from her base in New York. An accomplished financial services lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, Lisa joins OANDA from Cboe Global Markets, where she was Chief Legal Officer of each of Cboe’s foreign exchange trading venues, Cboe FX Markets and Cboe SEF. Before this, she spent 15 years working with financial powerhouses such as JP Morgan Chase.
In addition, Lisa has served on the Financial Markets Lawyers Group, which comprises senior lawyers of FX market participants who meet under the guidance of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She also served as Co-Chair of the Market Structure Subcommittee of the CFTC's Market Risk Advisory Committee, and as Chair of the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association, an industry group representing the collective interests of professional FX market participants. She was part of several working groups under the Global Foreign Exchange Committee, which is responsible for the ongoing development of the FX Global Code.
Lisa holds a BCL and an LLB from McGill University in Montreal. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the Barreau du Québec.