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Michael Lindemann, CAMS, CCI

Michael Lindemann, CAMS, CCI


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.

Michael is a consultant and subject matter expert in these Practice Areas and Services:



Bates Group, Director, 2022-present

Monex USA (formerly Tempus), Chief Compliance Officer, 2015-2022

Citi, Senior Global Operations Analyst, 2014-2015

Additional Experience:

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)

In Progress:

Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)

Advanced CAMS- Audit

ACAMS Virtual Currency and Blockchain Certification