Antonio Alvarez

Antonio Alvarez

  • Chief Compliance Officer,

Antonio is the chief compliance officer at, where he leads a global team responsible for the design, implementation and scaling up of the regulatory compliance program for the company in the demanding context of an exponentially growing business. As a global payments and remittances compliance officer, Antonio has nearly two decades of experience building and leading regulatory compliance programs for cash, electronic payment forms and crypto-based business models. Prior to, he was VP of compliance at Coinbase where he led the company’s global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program, and was responsible for the company's sanction programs, regulatory and independent examinations and financial partner compliance relationships. Antonio was also chief compliance officer at online and mobile payments solutions provider Yapstone, has held senior compliance/regulations roles at Western Union and Visa. Earlier in his career, Antonio served in several different roles during a 13-year tenure at American Express, where he was responsible for leading the business transformation and compliance governance programs across multiple business lines and geographies. Antonio's work expands across North and South America, Europe and Asia, and he is a dual U.S. and European citizen fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese. He is a member of ACAMS, the largest international membership organization for Anti-Financial Crime professionals.

All Sessions by Antonio Alvarez

Double Agents – Thinking Like a Financial Criminal 08/06/2021
We’re Being Followed – Innovating in Investigations 08/05/2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

Digital Breadcrumbs: Following the (Digital) Money – Investigating Cryptocurrencies

Innovation Around the Globe 08/04/2021
The Agent’s Gadgets – Tech for FinCrime Innovation 08/03/2021
Innovation After Crisis – FinCrime in a Changed World 08/02/2021