Coinbase Compliance Chief Executive to Exit After Two Years Tenure

Law360 (October 14, 2020, 5:12 PM EDT) – Coinbase’s chief compliance officer is leaving the company after two years, and the chief legal officer of the cryptocurrency exchange will handle the role temporarily, the company confirmed to Law360 on Wednesday . .

Jeff Horowitz, an overwhelming veteran of compliance experience in the traditional banking sector who joined Coinbase in July 2018, will stay on “for a short time to smooth the transition” as CLO Paul Grewal takes over , a company spokeswoman said.

While at Coinbase, Horowitz helped draw up crypto and anti-money laundering rules with regulators including the Financial Crime Enforcement Network, the US Treasury Department and the …

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