Kraken Taps Howard Bernstein as Chief Compliance Officer

Kraken has fortified its compliance team with the addition of industry mainstay, Howard Bernstein.

Bitcoin exchange Kraken has brought in financial services veteran, Howard Bernstein to serve as its newest Chief Compliance Officer.

Mr. Bernstein joins Kraken with nearly two decades of experience across a number of operations, including banks, trading firms and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), having specialized in compliance solutions.

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Prior to landing at Kraken, Mr. Bernstein worked at Merriam Capital, Inc. in a similar role, where he pioneered a landmark compliance program to meet SEC and FINRA requirements. Additional stops also include Pacific Growth Equities, LLC and Robertson Stephens, among others.

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