BlockFi Hires Former Deutsche Bank, Barclays Alum as General Counsel

Crypto lending platform BlockFi has hired an experienced legal professional in a bid to stay ahead of the regulatory curve.

  • Jonathan Mayers joins BlockFi as general counsel at a time governments and regulators are increasing regulatory pressure on companies working with cryptocurrencies.
  • The company announced the news in a blog post Wednesday, with BlockFi CEO Zac Prince saying his company will “need a firm regulatory structure” moving forward.
  • Mayers will oversee the development of a sound legal and compliance framework and ensure BlockFi participates in conversations with regulators, the firm said.
  • The new hire has over 20 years’ experience in