September 7, 2022

In this Willkie Compliance Concourse podcast, Martin Weinstein, Chair of Willkie’s Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement practice, discusses blockchain and crypto and how companies like TRM Labs are working to safeguard our financial system in the emerging era of blockchain and crypto.

Ari Redbord is the Head of Legal and Government Affairs at TRM Labs, a blockchain intelligence company.  Prior to joining TRM, Ari served for eleven years as Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C., and later as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary and the Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the United States Treasury.  In that position, Ari worked with teams from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), and other Treasury components to use sanctions and other regulatory tools effectively to safeguard the financial system from illicit use by terrorist financiers, weapons of mass destruction proliferators, drug kingpins, and other rogue actors, including Iran, Syria, North Korea, and Venezuela.

Listen to the podcast and learn about the current regulatory landscape of blockchain and crypto, what’s being done to safeguard the crypto economy from illicit actions, and the use of crypto in international trade.