Stevie D. Conlon

Vice President, Tax & Regulatory Counsel, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

Stevie D. Conlon, vice president, tax and regulatory counsel for Wolters Kluwer, holds dual responsibilities. She is a leader with the firm’s Investment Compliance Solutions line of business, where she oversees tax regulatory issues and development. In addition, Conlon leads the firm’s U.S. Advisory Services group, which offers consultative expertise to help financial institutions comply with regulatory requirements, and she oversees a growing company initiative to leverage financial technology innovations and partnerships (“fintech”) to enhance client business processes, risk management, and regulatory compliance capabilities.

A nationally recognized financial industry expert on the taxation of financial products and software solutions for financial firm compliance, she has led the tax regulatory compliance development aspects of many of the larger business’ products for over 10 years including straddles, cost basis for stock, debt, cryptocurrencies and ICO tokens, FATCA grandfathering, and Sec. 305(c) as well as Sec. 871(m) withholding.

A former partner of large law firms, an attorney licensed to practice in New York and Illinois, and a CPA, she has co-authored a legal treatise, a book, and over 50 articles on financial derivatives and tax, banking & securities law compliance issues. She has extensive experience analyzing financial industry regulatory compliance challenges, evaluating industry impact, and advising clients on compliance and risk mitigation strategies and solutions. For over 30 years, she has participated as an expert and advisor relating to the development of many federal compliance regulations. She has extensive experience analyzing financial industry regulatory compliance challenges, evaluating industry impact, and advising clients on compliance and risk mitigation strategies and solutions.

Conlon has been quoted in various news publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Barron’s, Securities Technology Monitor and InvestmentNews.