The recent crash in the price of some cryptocurrencies, along with a series of hacks and bankruptcies as well as potential new regulatory regimes, underscores the importance of compliance programs in helping protect crypto firms from running afoul of the law.
But the increased pressure and attention placed on the industry has stoked the anxiety of individual crypto compliance officers and other legal professionals, who see regulators more willing to hold them personally accountable for the problems at their firms, according to industry experts.
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