Veteran Bitcoin Legal Strategist Joins Firm Hosting Trump Transition Meetings

Veteran bitcoin lawyer Carol Van Cleef has a new job.
The former partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips started her new position at Baker Hostetler earlier this month.
While Van Cleef will continue her previous focus working with bank compliance issues and cryptocurrency, she tells CoinDesk her new employer has hosted several meetings with people helping US President-elect Donald Trump transition to power.
Van Cleef explained the nature of her new position to CoinDesk:
“I’ll be heading the FinTech practice and continue to have a huge focus on virtual currencies and blockchain technology.”
Van Cleef began her new job on 1st November, after spending almost three years at Manatt. Previously, she founded anti-money laundering and OFAC compliance trading firm, Comptegrity, for which she still serves as chairman.

This post was published at Coin Desk on November 9, 2016.

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