Bitpanda, an Austrian-based bitcoin/crypto exchange company, which last summer expanded operations outside of the EU, announced today Oliver Stauber has joined Bitpanda’s C suite as its new Chief Legal Officer. Oliver will provide his expertise to the Bitpanda global team.
Oliver has been a licensed attorney in Vienna since 2014 and has more than 15 years of professional experience, including more than five years with international auditing firms. His corporate skills include knowledge regarding M&A, Corporate Finance, Legal Compliance, Tax Law, Capital Markets and regulatory challenges with a clear focus on FinTech, blockchain, ICOs, and cryptocurrencies.
“Bitpanda is a company with an outstanding, solid reputation driving the fintech revolution and tackling change in the financial industry over the next few years. Joining the team at this stage is a strategic move to provide insights and expertise for the next stage — which is growth. There are a lot of exciting projects going on in legal & compliance. Take the new AML5 regulation starting on January 10th or digitized stocks. Our goal is to lead a successful, complex transformation and evolution within the financial industry.”
– Oliver Stauber, BitPanda’s new Cheif Legal Officer
Prior to joining Bitpanda, Oliver worked for Stadler Völkel attorneys specializing in the field of Bitcoin and blockchain technology and has a proven track record from working in the legal services industry.
“Oliver is a pioneer in crypto law. His strong background and experience in tax and capital markets especially for digital assets, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies make him superbly qualified for this position. We are fortunate to have him join our team from the beginning of 2020, as we continue our focus on growth across multiple markets.”
– Bitpanda CEO, Eric Demuth
Today, Bitpanda has more than 1 million users and over 160 team members. With a PSD2 payment service provider license, and streamlined user experience, Bitpanda has grown into a popular platform for newbies and experts alike.