Pangea Money Transfer Appoints Alex Levine as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
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Alex Levine will serve as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Pangea Money Transfer, bringing with him years of regulatory, fintech, and cryptocurrency experience.
CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pangea Money Transfer, the mobile-centric remittance platform has brought on Alex Levine as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, adding a depth of legal expertise that will continue to guide the company's global expansion and international money transfer innovation.
Levine will spearhead Pangea's compliance and risk operations and will lead all regulatory affairs for the company's global operations. His unique background also allows him to advise on the business's product development side, providing strategic scenario analysis and insight into the cryptocurrency market.
"I am excited to be part of the Pangea team and provide regulatory insight that will help us bring financial services to even more unbanked people worldwide," said Levine. "Pangea caught my interest as a company that fuses a welcoming culture and nimble operations with mature, experienced decision-making. I am happy to join this great and knowledgeable team."
He comes to Pangea with almost two decades of experience in the public and private sectors, including roles as a litigator and regulatory adviser for financial clients. He holds a J.D. degree from Stanford Law School in addition to an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He previously spent five years working in the U.S. federal government in senior roles for the Securities & Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission, where he aided in response to the credit crisis and the implementation of regulations under the Dodd-Frank Act.
More recently, Levine has been actively involved in building out legal, compliance, and regulatory frameworks for financial services and fintech companies. Through these positions, including serving as Chief Regulatory Officer at TrustToken and Head of Legal at LedgerX, he also gained exposure to cryptocurrency from both an operational and legal standpoint.
"I'm thrilled to have Alex join us and bring his legal and compliance expertise to Pangea," said Pangea CEO Nishu Thukral. "His regulatory and financial services experience elevate our product capabilities, keeping us at the forefront of financial technology."
As Levine moves forward in his role at Pangea, he will help scale company operations, while also helping the company expand into new geographies, form strategic partnerships, and take advantage of new tech. He has been an active member of fintech and legal organizations across the country, including the Blockchain Association and Digital Chamber of Commerce.
About Pangea Money Transfer
Pangea Money Transfer is an award-winning mobile-centric money transfer platform that allows on-the-go users to send money from the U.S. to 15 countries across Latin America and Asia in less than 30 seconds -- all for a low flat fee. Receivers can collect the cash at thousands of retail locations or have it directly deposited into any bank account or onto a debit card. To stay up to date on Pangea expansion news and product announcements, visit http://www.pangeamoneytransfer.com.
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