Full Committee Hearing

Understanding the Role of Digital Assets in Illicit Finance

Date:   Thursday, March 17, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Understanding the Role of Digital Assets in Illicit Finance.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Jonathan Levin, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Chainalysis, Inc.; Mr. Michael Mosier, Former Acting Director, Deputy Director/Digital Innovation Officer, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN); Mr. Michael Chobanian, Founder of KUNA Exchange, President of Blockchain Association of Ukraine; and Mr. Shane Stansbury, Robinson Everett Distinguished Fellow in the Center for Law, Ethics, and National Security Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke University School of Law. 

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - PA)

Witnesses

  1. Mr. Jonathan Levin
    Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
    Chainalysis, Inc.
  2. Mr. Michael Mosier
    Former Acting Director, Deputy Director/Digital Innovation Officer
    Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
  3. Mr. Michael Chobanian
    Founder of KUNA Exchange
    President of Blockchain Association of Ukraine
  4. Mr. Shane Stansbury
    Robinson Everett Distinguished Fellow in the Center for Law, Ethics, and National Security Senior Lecturing Fellow
    Duke University School of Law