Digital asset trading platform Bitfinex has appointed Peter Warrack as chief compliance officer. Warrack joins Bitfinex from the Bank of Montreal, where he most recently was director of AML (Fintech Advisory) and compliance officer.

A recognized expert in major crime investigation, anti-money laundering, and terrorist financing detection, prevention and investigation, Warrack has over 30 years of demonstrated experience in the detection and prevention of economic crime. He brings to Bitfinex a professional history in military intelligence, senior officer roles within the Police Service of Northern Ireland, and senior positions within the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), in addition to the Bank of Montreal’s Financial Intelligence Units.

Warrack’s appointment as chief compliance officer. is intended to furnish Bitfinex with the expertise and experience required to ensure that it continues to meet all relevant regulatory compliance standards.