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CONNECTING NODES

Monthly, 30-minute podcast.
Leading experts converge to explore the latest in digital asset related projects, technologies, issues and news. Carol and guests provide an unparalleled perspective that informs enthusiasts, business owners and professionals on current need-to-know topics.

[Stablecoins, Digital Art, Gaming, Secondary Markets, Payments]

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CRYPTOCOMPLIANCE

Monthly, 30-minute podcast.
Laws and regulations that touch the crypto industry are constantly changing and being improved, and are difficult to navigate. Carol and guests break-down what is emerging and on the forefront into terms that you can understand and apply to your investments, business or job role.

[U.S. State and Federal Laws and Regulations, AML, Sanctions]

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CHAIN CHAT

Monthly, 30-minute podcast.
Learn the latest in decentralized technologies, distributed ledger technologies, blockchain and the digital currency sector. Carol welcomes guests who are prominent and well-versed in the industry, and who bring insider’s knowledge invaluable to any industry player.

[Decentralized Technologies, Distributed Ledgers, Blockchain]

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About Carol Van Cleef

Carol Van Cleef is not only the founder of Luminous Group, she is an Attorney and Chair of the Blockchain and Digital Assets Team at the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. She provides legal and strategic advice to depository institutions, money services businesses, other financial services companies, and FinTech firms on federal and state regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters.

Carol advises a range of clients, from startup businesses to publicly traded companies, private equity funds and other entities in understanding the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act, sanctions regulations, and state money transmitter licensing statutes. A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Carol created a series of Anti-Money Laundering compliance training programs sponsored by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and attended by regulators from 45 states and representatives of domestic and foreign banks, securities firms, money services businesses and other entities. She also developed and leads an AML Compliance Bootcamp for Virtual Currency and Blockchain Technology Companies, which has been attended by the virtual currency community and bankers. She participates in the Uniform Law Commission’s efforts to draft a model legal code for virtual currencies.