Angie Karna is a Managing Director in the Legal Department of Nomura. She is the Head of Legal for Global Markets, Americas. Angie joined Nomura in September 2009.
Prior to joining Nomura, Angie was a senior attorney at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers in New York. She joined Lehman Brothers in 2000 and joined Barclays Capital when it purchased the U.S. operations of Lehman Brothers in September 2008. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Angie worked at Shearman and Sterling in New York, CIBC World Markets in Toronto and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Toronto.
Angie received a J.D. degree and an LL.B degree in 1993 and a Bachelor of Science degree in 1989. She is a member of the Bar in New York and in Ontario, Canada.
Angie has been appointed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to serve on its Global Markets Advisory Committee. She was elected by the National Futures Association (NFA) to serve on the Swap Dealer Subcommittee of the NFA Nominating Committee.
Angie is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Bankers (IIB). She is a Co-Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Swap Dealer Committee. Angie is an active member of other SIFMA, IIB, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and other industry association committees and working groups. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.