Lana Schwartzmann

Chief Compliance Officer, Paxful

Lana is the Chief Compliance Officer at Paxful, one of the leading Peer-2-Peer Bitcoin marketplaces. She has more than 14 years of experience specializing in Compliance and AML. Lana spent her early years at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank in various compliance roles. Prior to joining Paxful, she spent 7 years at Grant Thornton LLP in the Regulatory Risk Group specializing in BSA/AML and OFAC regulations. She had assessed and developed the KYC onboarding along with the BSA/AML Programs for various cryptocurrency exchanges, financial institutions and foreign banking organizations. Additionally, she led annual BSA/AML and OFAC independent program reviews along with other non-AML audits. She is known to be a Subject Matter Expert in regulations and compliance for cryptocurrency companies. Lana is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and obtained the ACAMS Virtual Currency Certification.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Look Ahead Jan 27

Live Q&A - Ask Us (Almost) Anything about Crypto Compliance

As anyone who has followed the rising price of Bitcoin can attest, cryptocurrencies are having a bit of a moment right now. Investors pouring money into crypto investments are just one piece of an expending crypto ecosystem, however, and increasingly the crypto world is overlapping with the traditional financial sector. This has prompted tremendous interest in crypto among financial crime professionals, but also a tremendous number of questions. That's why we’re giving you a chance to bring your questions on crypto to a group of experts, and get meaningful answers. We'll be answering just about anything we can - from trends in criminal use of crypto, to guidance on fincrime compliance programs at crypto service providers, to regulatory minutia and more!