Coinbase Appoints New CCO As It Prepares To Go Public
Law360 (February 17, 2021, 4:03 PM EST) -- Coinbase named an ex-executive from fintech firm Stripe as its new chief compliance officer on Wednesday, a move that follows a string of legal hires at the cryptocurrency exchange as it pushes into the mainstream banking world and prepares to go public.
Melissa Strait, most recently the global head of financial crimes at Stripe and a former compliance executive at Square, will head up Coinbase's global compliance program, including its know-your-customer and anti-money laundering initiatives, the firm said.
Strait will manage the San Francisco-based firm's "work with law enforcement agencies around the world," Coinbase said, framing the hire as vital to...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!