Daily Archives: April 2, 2021, 7:08 pm

Citi Hires FinCEN’s Blanco as Financial Crimes Compliance Chief – BNN Bloomberg

Citigroup Inc. hired Ken Blanco, the director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, as its chief compliance officer of its newly created financial crimes unit. Blanco worked on combating financial crimes and enforcing regulations on money laundering and terrorism financing at FinCEN, a bureau in the Department of Treasury. Before that, he spent 29 years in the U.S. Department of…

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Citadel Securities Hires Ex-CFTC Chairman Tarbert as Legal Chief – Bloomberg

Citadel Securities hired Heath Tarbert, the former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, as its chief legal officer. Tarbert led the nation’s main derivatives regulator from 2019 until January, when he became a commissioner. He previously served as a senior official in the Treasury Department, and before that led the bank-regulatory practice at law firm Allen & Overy…

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Coinbase gets all-clear from SEC, setting stage for landmark crypto listing | Reuters

Coinbase Global Inc, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list its shares on the Nasdaq, paving the way for what will be a landmark victory for cryptocurrency advocates. The company, which plans to go public through a so-called direct listing, expects to list its shares on the Nasdaq under…

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