I'm Jeff,  a BSA/AML compliance consultant.


I most recently served as Chief Compliance Officer at bitFlyer USA, where I led the Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Compliance, and Risk departments. Throughout my career, I have designed comprehensive compliance programs, managed customer onboarding(KYC) and transaction monitoring(AML) teams, and procured licenses globally for various cutting edge financial services.


I am available for short to medium term consulting and contract work in all areas related to regulatory compliance for money transmitters and money services businesses.

** The best way to reach me is at jeff.kern@vacc.io

** I offer discounted rates if you pay in Bitcoin

 

HOW CAN I HELP YOU?

Here are a few things I've done for my clients:

- Help founders understand the regulatory requirements of being an MSB

- Independent audits and risk assessments

- Transaction monitoring systems tuning and updating

- Create and deliver compliance training

- Improved customer onboarding and KYC efficiency

- Increased SAR quality

 
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EXPERIENCE

What I’ve Done

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CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER, BITFLYER

Led the Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Compliance, and Risk departments. Oversaw successful regulatory exams, including FinCEN/IRS and NYDFS

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FIU MANAGER, GOOGLE

Managed investigative oversight of multiple payments technologies across many regulatory regimes across the globe.

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COMPLIANCE OFFICER, COINBASE

An early employee at Coinbase, where I helped build regulatory and law enforcements relationships, as well as a patented customer risk scoring solution