Vivian Maese Bannon

Widely recognized as among the leading FinTech lawyers on Wall Street, Vivian’s career includes over 30 years of both in-house and Big Law experience, including the establishment of her own law firm.  Vivian is currently the co-founder and Chief Legal Officer of TXX Group, Inc. which is a pioneering venture established to enable financial institutions to tokenize real assets and find liquidity for those assets in a regulated market. She started her career in-house at Salomon Brothers as the first tech lawyer on Wall Street. Salomon Brothers became Citigroup and she rose through the ranks to become Division General Counsel and Managing Director for multi- billion-dollar lines of business. After Citi, she joined the New York Stock Exchange.  She has led groundbreaking transactions for her client base of Tier 1 banks, investment managers and emerging companies including the financial services industry-wide implementation of the Consolidated Audit Trail project which highlight her innovative and impactful legal achievements in one of the most influential sectors in the global economy, having also been featured in the Financial Times as a Top 10 innovative lawyer in the United States.

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