Hashdex, a crypto-focused asset management firm, announced the appointment of Nicole Dyskant as global head of legal and compliance.

Dyskant will lead Hashdex’s legal, compliance, and corporate governance practices globally, overseeing legal and compliance teams from New York City and Rio De Janeiro offices.

With more than two decades of legal and compliance experience, she previously founded Dyskant Advogados, a law firm representing more than 100 asset managers and investment adviser clients.

She also co-founded Compliasset, a regulatory compliance software suite for the Brazilian fund industry. She has worked closely with the Hashdex team previously as the firm was, and remains, a client of both Dyskant Advogados and Compliasset.

A former partner with ACA Compliance Group, Dyskant founded ACA Compliance Brasil in 2014. Before that, she worked as partner in charge of the regulatory and compliance practices at Trindade Sociedade de Advogados, following her role as chief legal and compliance officer at Ágora.