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Jan 06, 2014 • Press Releases

Ann Shuman to Join DTCC as Deputy General Counsel

Respected industry executive will be responsible for legal activities for key business areas

NEW YORK, January 6, 2014 – The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) today announced that Ann Shuman has joined the company as Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel. A highly-respected expert in her field, Ann brings to DTCC nearly two decades of experience and leadership in the financial industry. She reports to Larry Thompson, Managing Director and General Counsel.

Ms. Shuman will have primary responsibility for overseeing the legal functions of DTCC’s Clearing and Settlement areas as well as DTCC’s Corporate Secretary function. In addition, as a senior member of DTCC’s legal team, she will collaborate with the executive team and business areas on the full range of strategic development, asset protection, reputational, legal and other operational management issues for the company.

“Ann’s depth of expertise and leadership especially in the areas of clearing and global regulatory reform is a perfect fit for DTCC. She will be an excellent partner to help us navigate today’s challenging and evolving regulatory environment. Ann’s addition to the legal team will greatly benefit both DTCC and our global clients,” said Mr. Thompson.

“I’m excited to be joining DTCC when so much is changing in global financial services. Market infrastructure plays a critical role in risk mitigation, which has never been more important, and DTCC is helping to shape the future of clearing and data services around the world. I am very much looking forward to adding value to an already strong team of legal professionals,” Ms. Shuman said.

Ms. Shuman was most recently Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel at CME Group Inc. (CME), a position she held since 2007. During that time, she oversaw attorneys who were responsible for responding to regulatory reform proposals and working with regulators across multiple agencies, in addition to managing other areas of CME’s legal department.

Since joining CME in 2000, she held numerous senior positions in corporate development and legal, in which she worked on many of CME’s strategic business transactions in U.S. markets and internationally. Previously, she was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP and a law clerk for the Hon. E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ms. Shuman holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. from Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.

About DTCC

DTCC has operating facilities and data centers around the world and, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2012, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.6 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at US$37.2 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide.

DTCC has operating facilities and data centers around the world and, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2012, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.6 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at US$37.2 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide.

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