Vivene A. Salmon is Vice-President, Country Compliance Manager, Global Banking and Markets Compliance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She is responsible for regulatory change management, privacy and global compliance support for the Canadian business. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch Vivene practiced law and policy at the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) and Gowling WLG. Preceding entry to the legal profession, Vivene held several roles of increasing responsibility in Crisis Communications and Issues Management in various ministries of the Government of Ontario.
Vivene is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and holds the designation CIPP/C from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has completed several Canadian Securities Institute industry accreditations, including: Chief Compliance Officer Qualifying Exam, Trader Training, and the Canadian Securities Course. Vivene completed her J.D. at the University of Ottawa in 2009 and participated in an International Exchange at Lund University, Faculty of Law in Sweden. Vivene was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2010.
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