Director, MSB, FinTech and Cryptocurrency
Michael Lindemann is a Director in Bates Group’s MSB, FinTech and Cryptocurrency Practice, with more than 15 years of experience as a Financial Services and Compliance professional. Prior to joining Bates, he served for 7 years as Chief Compliance Officer for Monex USA (formerly Tempus), where he oversaw legal, AML and licensing, and was responsible for the development of all AML compliance manuals, policies, and procedures.
Mr. Lindemann’s previous experience includes serving in a senior associate role for Citi, where he initiated, processed, concluded, and documented investigations aimed at mitigating corporate risk in accordance with Know Your Customer (KYC) and enhancing Due Diligence (EDD), USA PATRIOT Act, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) requirements. He has also held analyst and management positions at Regions Financial and Wells Fargo.
Mr. Lindemann is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI), and received his Executive MBA from James Madison University.
Bates Group, Director, 2022-present
Monex USA (formerly Tempus), Chief Compliance Officer, 2015-2022
Citi, Senior Global Operations Analyst, 2014-2015
Financial Services Manager, Regions Financial
Financial Services Analyst, Wells Fargo
Executive MBA, James Madison University
Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Administration, University of South Florida
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)
Advanced CAMS- Audit
ACAMS Virtual Currency and Blockchain Certification
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