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Hailey Lennon

Hailey Lennon

Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs bitFlyer


Hailey Lennon is Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs at bitFlyer USA, a global cryptocurrency exchange with offices in Tokyo, San Francisco, and Luxembourg. Hailey helped oversee the company’s expansion into the USA in 2017, developing the company’s compliance program and obtaining money transmitter licensing and the New York BitLicense. She has advocated for self-regulation of the cryptocurrency industry and currently serves as a Board Member of the Virtual Commodity Association, representing bitFlyer as a founding member.

Prior to joining bitFlyer USA, Hailey helped develop Silvergate Bank’s Fintech and Virtual Currency Compliance Department as Legal Advisor. Hailey started her career as In-House Counsel at Dolarex, a wholesale traditional exchange company and as a Commercial Litigation Attorney at Gordon & Rees. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law and an undergraduate degree in Business Law from Loyola Marymount University.

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