CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke took part in a recent panel discussion on “Artificial Intelligence FinTech: An Introduction to Practical Use-Cases in the Financial Services Industry and the Impact on the Compliance and Legal Practices”.

The AI FinTech discussion was part of the SIFMA Compliance & Legal (C&L) Future Leaders Breakfast , which took place Sept. 25 in Charlotte. O’Rourke was joined in the panel discussion by Deloitte Senior Manager Joseph Mendel and UBS Associate Director of Compliance Kelly Orzillo. Charles Post, Head of Legal Data Management & Advisory at BNY Mellon, moderated the discussion.

SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. On behalf of the industry’s nearly one million employees, SIFMA advocates on legislation, regulation and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services.

Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke leads Womble Bond Dickinson’s Financial Regulatory team and co-leads the firm’s Fintech team. She draws upon her background in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to advise clients on mission-critical compliance questions and risk management as well as state and federal financial regulatory engagement, investigations, and enforcement. She also has significant experience on Fintech and Artificial Intelligence regulatory matters and helps clients navigate the evolving legal terrains on those topics.