Esq. Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Office at BOCI
Sabeena Ahmed currently heads the Legal and Compliance Divisions of BOCI Commodities & Futures (USA) LLC, the futures commission merchant of the Bank of China International. Ms. Ahmed also serves as the principal and legal advisor to a boutique legal and compliance consulting practice servicing broker-dealers, investment advisors, banks, futures commission merchants, retail foreign exchange dealers, commodity pools, hedge funds, mutual funds, commodity trading advisors, swaps firms and other SEC and CFTC-registered firms and banking entities. Ms. Ahmed is an active member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law before several U.S. federal courts. Ms. Ahmed previously served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to Alpari (US), LLC. She also worked in Merrill Lynch’s Office of General Counsel, the Division of Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Bank of New York Mellon’s Legal Division, and the Securities Fraud Prosecution Division of the Attorney General’s Office for the State of New Jersey.