Edward McLaren is currently Compliance and Operations Risk Executive for Bank of America’s Global Markets Division, with compliance coverage responsibilities for the firm’s global fixed income sales and trading lines of business. He is the Chief Compliance Officer for Merrill Lynch Capital Services, and Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith’s Futures Commission Merchant. Prior to joining Bank of America, he was a Managing Director in Compliance at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. covering Global Investor Services. He holds an MBA in Finance and International Studies from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, and a B.A. in Business Administration from Gettysburg College.