Welcoming Brian Crist as FalconX's Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

FalconX is excited to announce that Brian Crist has joined our leadership team as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary. In this role, Brian will be responsible for leading legal and compliance functions and providing strategic advice to the company's leadership and Board of Directors. As we continue our global expansion as one of the world’s leading prime brokerage firms, Brian's extensive experience will help us accelerate our growth.

Brian brings over 20 years of expertise in financial services, emerging technologies, and payments from his roles at leading companies like Citi, Uber, and eBay. Most recently, Brian served as Vice President for Payments and Financial Services at eBay, where he led the global legal and compliance teams focused on payments, risk, and new financial products.

Prior to eBay, Brian was Chief Payments Counsel at Uber, responsible for building the legal and compliance functions for payments, risk, banking, and financial services from the ground up. His team played a crucial role in Uber's payments partnerships and financial product development during a period of massive growth.

At Citi, Brian served as Chief Counsel overseeing the bank's digital payments and commerce initiatives. Throughout his career, he has advised major corporations worldwide on navigating the legal and regulatory complexities involved with developing innovative financial products and payment solutions.

"Welcoming Brian on the team underscores our commitment to building a world-class legal and compliance function equal to our ambitions," said Raghu Yarlagadda, CEO and Co-Founder of FalconX. "With his deep expertise in financial services, emerging technologies, and payments Brian is ideally suited to help drive our business forward in a safe, responsible manner as we continue to navigate the complex and evolving regulatory environment."

Brian joins FalconX as we continue to expand our offering for institutional investors while providing one of the most secure and comprehensive platforms for cryptocurrency trading, credit, market access, and off-exchange-settlement services.

"I'm thrilled to join the exceptional FalconX team during this pivotal period of growth and innovation," said Brian. "FalconX is well-positioned to help shape the future of digital assets with its cutting-edge trading platform and ambitious vision. I look forward to partnering with the leadership team to help FalconX continue to scale and build a best-in-class legal and compliance program befitting FalconX's industry leadership."

Please join us in welcoming Brian Crist to FalconX! We're excited to have him join our team as we drive the future of institutional crypto forward.

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