Regulatory Counsel, Wirex

Caner Sevinc is the Regulatory Counsel of Wirex and is responsible for Wirex’s global regulatory affairs, including compliance with the regulations and licensing requirements. Before joining Wirex, he was acting as lead legal counsel and company secretary for an FCA-regulated EMI, and he was advising start-ups on their regulatory compliance.  He has advised banks, insurance companies, electronic money institutions, payments institutions, and virtual asset providers on various regulatory and commercial matters during his legal career, combining roles at top-tier law firms and in-house positions.

He has worked as lead advisor to regulatory licence applications for the crypto asset and payment firms in multiple jurisdictions across the United Kingdom, European Union and Asia.

Caner is qualified as Foreign Registered Lawyer (RFL) to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) in England & Wales and attorney-at-law to the Istanbul Bar Association in Turkey.

Mr Sevinc has also completed his LL.M degree at Galatasaray University. He holds an International Compliance Association (ICA) certificate in Anti-Money Laundering and completed certification programmes in Anti-Bribery Management System Awareness and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

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My Sessions

Crypto Regulation: The Path Forward

17 November 2022, 14:25 - 15:10 GMT