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Tether appoints chief compliance officer

Scuttlebutt | July 18, 2018

Tether Limited, a provider of tokenized traditional government-backed currencies, has appointed Leonardo Real as chief compliance officer.

An experienced professional within the traditional finance and funds compliance industry, Real was previously AML Quality Control Manager at the Bank of Montreal where he was responsible for establishing best practices, policies, and procedures in line with regulatory requirements to enhance the quality of the bank’s AML investigations. Prior to holding positions at the Bank of Montreal, Real was employed by Bridgeforce Financial, one of Canada’s leading Managing General Agents (MGA).

Launched in 2014, Tether was the first blockchain-enabled platform to allow traditional currencies to be tokenized, enabling users to transact with fiat currencies across the exchange without the relative volatility associated with digital...

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