Jonathan Mayers joins BlockFi as general counsel
Cryptocurrency investment platform BlockFi has hired Deutsche Bank and Barclays Capital in-house veteran Jonathan Mayers to lead its legal team and to stay ahead of the regulatory curve.
He will be in charge of contributing to the conversations around regulatory developments in the cryptocurrency field on BlockFi’s behalf. Mayers will simultaneously lead BlockFi in emerging as an active participant in ongoing regulatory conversations as the crypto regulatory landscape continues to evolve.
«Crypto is a financial markets efficiency game changer, making flow of capital easy, cheap, and safe for investors across the globe in both retail and institutional settings», said Mayers. «However, in order to fully reap these benefits, we need to expertly navigate the ever evolving global legal and regulatory compliance environment», he added.
«At BlockFi, we pride ourselves on the variety and depth of talent our team represents from the legacy financial space to the new world of crypto, and nowhere is this more important than in our approach to regulation and compliance», said Zac Prince, CEO and Founder of BlockFi.