How Crypto Companies Fight Fraud and Stay Compliant in 2021

Learn how to fight fraud, how to stay compliant, and how to operationalize compliance across your team.

Overview

On August 5th, 2021 Unit21 joined forces with Eden Doniger, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at BitPay, and Antonio Alvarez, Chief Compliance Officer at Crypto.com. We discussed various topics from operationalizing compliance teams to regulation preparation. Eden & Antonio demystified the complexity of being compliant.

Eden Doniger
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

C-suite executive and legal and compliance officer for global blockchain/cryptocurrency payments fintech company. Almost 20 years of legal experience at top law firms, a Fortune 100 global corporation, and now at a fast-growing, cutting edge fintech. I am passionate about innovation and love to work with smart, fun people from around the world.

Antonio Alvarez
Chief Compliance Officer

Member of the global leadership team responsible for the design, implementation and scaling up of the regulatory compliance program for the company in the demanding context of an exponentially growing business. Previously led compliance at Coinme, Coinbase, Yapstone, Western Union, Visa, and American Express.

Questions From The Webinar

+ Let us say we have a founder who wants to start a crypto company. What are the first things they should do? When should they hire a CCO?  What advice do you give them?

+ How does KYC and KYB change for a regular fintech versus a crypto company?

+ Can you speak about fraud + AML -- trend of FrAML. Do you think that is going to be the case in crypto as well? 

+ How do you operationalize compliance? What types of people do you hire? Where do you find them? How do you evaluate them? How does it vary for (a) fintechs (b) banks?

+ Can you speak about fraud + AML -- trend of FrAML. Do you think that is going to be the case in crypto as well? 

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