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Payments International
Returning November 2023

Victoria Cumings
Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer at


Victoria Cumings is's Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer. In this leadership role, Victoria serves both as a strategist and a trusted advisor, providing legal support to enable the Company's development and growth as well as guide legal matters for the business. Victoria is also responsible for the Company's regulatory affairs function, building relationships with Central Banks and regulators around the world and providing the link between, its products and services, and the regulatory ecosystem in which it exists.

Victoria has built her career of 20+ years in a variety of legal-and regulatory-focused roles, most recently running initiatives in the Americas for the Global Financial Markets Association’s FX Division, a financial markets industry trade association focused on the global foreign exchange market.

Prior to this, Victoria led the New York Legal team at CLS Bank International and, before that, covered Legal for several trading desks at HSBC Securities USA, Inc. including the FX desk. Prior to HSBC, Victoria was as a lawyer at Davis Polk in New York and London, focusing largely on derivatives transactions. Before Davis Polk, Victoria worked at Perkins Coie law firm in the US and at McCullough Robertson Lawyers in Australia. Victoria received her Law degrees from Bond University in Australia and Lewis & Clark Law School in the US. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Behavorial Science from the London School of Economics.

Victoria brings to a passion for cross-border payments and settlements, hailing from Hong Kong and having worked around the world.

Agenda Sessions

  • Looking ahead to the future of cross-border payments – what mix will we have?