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Karen Er

Karen Er is the head of APAC compliance at Amber Group, a digital assets financial services provider headquartered in Singapore. Prior to Amber Group, she was the head of compliance for the Singapore digital bank owned by Ant Group. Before that, Karen worked in compliance for Barclays and Goldman Sachs. She began her career as a bank supervisor for the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Karen holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago and an M.A. in economics from Yale.

August 2022

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.