Adam Goldstein

Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Program Governance Head for Gemini Trust

Adam Goldstein is the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Program Governance Head for Gemini Trust based in New York.  Prior to joining Gemini, Mr. Goldstein was a Managing Consultant at Navigant Consulting advising banks, broker-dealers and digital asset firms on a wide array of risk and compliance matters. Mr. Goldstein was also part of large scale international monitorships/remediation projects on behalf of multiple regulatory authorities.


From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Goldstein was an Assistant Vice President and advisory compliance officer at Credit Suisse covering Interest Rate Products, Foreign Exchange, Credit, Investment Banking and Research.  Mr. Goldstein began his career at Merrill Lynch in the Global Securities Research and Economics group and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brandeis University.

11:40 AM : 12:30 PM

Friday March 6th, 2020

Crypto Compliance After the FATF Guidance – What it Means for Crypto Exchanges, Banks and Others

Last June the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued its long-awaited guidance on the regulation of virtual assets, including cryptocurrencies, ushering in a new era for all stakeholders in the crypto space. For regulators, the guidance creates new pressure to ensure that crypto firms are in full compliance with their fincrime mandates. For both crypto exchanges and banks, the guidance raises thorny compliance challenges, including compliance with the Travel Rule and visibility into crypto transactions. On this session, hear from regulators and crypto compliance experts on how they're responding to the guidance and what comes next.