Ivars ZukovskisDirector of Compliance at BitPay
A highly professional and experienced compliance leader in C-level capacity. I have led companies through various challenges, from license applications, to crisis management and regulatory business improvement order exiting, to transitioning from MiFID I to MiFID II & PSD I to PSD II, to multiple successful external and internal audits, to acquiring first ever VASP registration status in Luxembourg, to building award winning industry golden standard blockchain forensics compliance programs. Former CCO of bitFlyer and currently Director of Compliance at BitPay - the largest global cryptocurrency payment processor handling more than $1 billion in payments annually and servicing companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, WeWork, Airbaltic, Takeway.com, Shopify and more. BitPay also recently partnered with Verifone bringing crypto checkouts to retail stores across the US.