Amber Group Now Licensed in HK With Acquisition of Celera Markets

SINGAPORE, 21 March 2022 — Amber Group, a number one international digital asset platform, is proud to announce the appointment of Ehsan Haque as its Basic Counsel for the Europe, Center East and Africa area (EMEA). Amber Group’s newest appointment comes amid the corporate’s international enlargement plans and its bold licensing and regulatory roadmap. The corporate, now valued at US$3 billion following two profitable Collection B and Collection B+ rounds, has since been increasing with new workplaces worldwide and regulatory licenses secured in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

As Amber Group’s Basic Counsel, Ehsan will work intently with Chief Working Officer (COO) Wayne Huo to steer Amber Group’s authorized and regulatory danger administration within the EMEA area, and in the end deepen the corporate’s relationship with regulatory authorities in these markets.

Ehsan joins Amber Group after an illustrious profession as an in-house counsel at varied established funding banks, dealer sellers, non-public fairness companies and fintech start-ups. Ehsan educated at famend worldwide regulation agency, Slaughter and Might, earlier than becoming a member of Deutsche Financial institution as an in-house counsel, overseeing Equities Gross sales Buying and selling and World Markets Derivatives. He later joined Royal Financial institution of Scotland (RBS) World Banking and was a part of the senior administration workforce at Nomura’s EMEA Authorized Division the place he led the Equities authorized product protection for the area.

Ehsan was most just lately a Basic Counsel at two totally different fintech start-up companies, together with Lendingblock, a cryptocurrency borrowing and lending platform. He served as World Basic Counsel at a non-public fairness agency that has US$13B AUM throughout the fintech and digital property area previous to becoming a member of Amber Group. Ehsan additionally acts as an advisor to a number one fintech accelerator and was featured in The Lawyer Scorching 100 2022 listing.

“I’m excited to be becoming a member of Amber Group at this stage of its unbelievable progress journey to this point. The regulatory panorama for digital property is ever-evolving and these coming few years can be defining ones for the business as we work in direction of securing eventual regulatory readability throughout the EMEA area and the world. I look ahead to supporting the corporate’s progress and to guiding the authorized and regulatory danger administration as a part of Amber Group’s technique within the EMEA area,” says Ehsan Haque.

“The EMEA area has lengthy been a strategic marketplace for Amber Group because the area has led quite a lot of neobank and neobroker-related improvements for the worldwide monetary ecosystem. We’re proud to be welcoming Ehsan who makes a terrific addition to our workforce at Amber Group. Along with his robust monitor document in each conventional finance and rising fintech start-ups, we’re excited to work with Ehsan and construct a powerful regulatory framework that helps the viability and utility of latest business improvements within the EMEA area and speed up the corporate into the subsequent part of progress,” says Amber Group World COO, Wayne Huo.


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About Amber Group

Amber Group is a number one digital asset platform working globally with workplaces in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The agency supplies a full vary of digital asset companies spanning investing, financing, and buying and selling, servicing over 1,000 institutional purchasers and a rising variety of particular person buyers worldwide.

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