Benjamin Bai is the chief legal officer at Amber Group, a digital assets financial services provider headquartered in Singapore. He joined Amber Group from Ant Group, where he was a vice president and chief intellectual property and international litigation counsel. Prior to Ant Group, he was a partner at the law firms of Jones Day and Allen & Overy in the United States and China. In 2015, he was honored by China Law and Practice as the IP Lawyer of the Year. In 2020, Managing Intellectual Property named him among the World’s 50 Most Influential People in IP. Benjamin holds a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Rice University.
Why crypto firms should embrace regulations and compliance
Regulatory compliance will be critical to improving crypto’s ‘Wild West’ image and public acceptance, writes Karen Er and Benjamin Bai of Amber Group. Here’s why.