Amber Group, a leading global digital asset platform, proudly announces the appointment of Ehsan Haque as its General Counsel for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Amber Group’s latest appointment comes amid the company’s global expansion plans and its ambitious licensing and regulatory roadmap. The company, now valued at US$3 billion after two successful Series B and Series B+ rounds, has since expanded with new offices around the world and regulatory licenses in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
As Amber Group’s General Counsel, Ehsan will work closely with Chief Operating Officer (COO) Wayne Huo to lead Amber Group’s legal and regulatory risk management in the EMEA region and ultimately deepen the company’s relationship with regulators in these markets .
Ehsan joins Amber Group after an illustrious career as a corporate lawyer at several established investment banks, broker-dealers, private equity firms and fintech startups. Ehsan trained with a renowned international law firm, Slaughter and May, before joining Deutsche Bank as an in-house counsel, overseeing Equities Sales Trading and Global Markets Derivatives. He later joined Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Global Banking and was part of the senior management team of Nomura’s legal department in EMEA, where he led Equities’ legal product coverage for the region.
Ehsan most recently served as General Counsel at two different fintech start-up companies, including Lendingblock, a cryptocurrency lending and lending platform. Prior to joining the Amber Group, he served as Global General Counsel at a US$13 billion AUM private equity firm in fintech and digital assets. Ehsan also acts as an advisor to a leading fintech accelerator and was listed on The Lawyer Hot 100 2022.
“I am delighted to join Amber Group at this stage of its incredible growth journey thus far. The regulatory landscape for digital assets is constantly evolving and the coming years will shape the industry as we work to ensure ultimate regulatory clarity across the EMEA region and the world. I look forward to supporting the company’s growth and guiding legal and regulatory risk management as part of Amber Group’s strategy in the EMEA region,” said Ehsan Haque.
“The EMEA region has long been a strategic market for Amber Group as the region has spearheaded a large number of neobank and neobroker-related innovations for the global financial ecosystem. We are proud to welcome Ehsan, who is a great addition to our team at Amber Group. With a strong track record in both traditional financial and emerging fintech start-ups, we are excited to partner with Ehsan to build a strong regulatory framework that supports the viability and usability of new industrial innovations in the EMEA region and takes the business to the next gear. growth phase,” said Wayne Huo, COO of Amber Group Global.
About Amber Group
Amber Group is a leading digital asset platform operating globally with offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas. The company offers a full range of digital asset services for investment, financing and trading, serving more than 1,000 institutional clients and a growing number of individual investors worldwide.
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