September 19th, 2017, The Financial Commission, a leading independent member-driven external dispute resolution (EDR) organization for international online brokerages that participate in global foreign exchange (forex), derivatives, and cryptocurrency markets, today announces the addition of Bryan Feinberg and Theodosis Mourouzis to Financial Commission’s Initial Coin Offering Certification Committee (ICC).
The ICC was recently founded by Financial Commission Chairman Peter Tatarnikov, and joined by FinaCom’s board member Alexey Pavlenko, DRC member Simon Grunfeld – who is the acting head of the ICC, Steven Hatzakis, Avi Mizrahi, Dmitri Turkevich, followed by Bryan Feinberg and Theodosis Mourouzis.
Commenting on the announcement, Financial Commission Chairman, Peter Tatarnikov said: “We are delighted to formally welcome Bryan and Theodosis to the ICC and glad to see that the ICC is attracting a diverse range of blockchain industry experts and thought leaders across fintech. Bryan and Theodosis each bring distinct skillsets needed to complement ICC’s existing foundation and its ongoing effort to improve a minimum set of standards for ICO issuers.”
ICC members volunteer to help improve ICC standards for ICO issuers that apply for Financial Commission’s ICO certification service, by following an extensive due diligence process while verifying whether issuers can demonstrate compliance to meet all standards including mandatory criteria as required for approval.
Mr. Feinberg is CEO and founder of Etheralabs, Zephyr, and P2Primex, all three early-stage launchpads catering to the blockchain industry. Mr. Feinberg is a licensed investment banker holding series 7, 63, and 79 FINRA license designations, and is a founding partner of The-blockchain.com a leading news source for digital assets. Mr. Feinberg is also on the board of the Blockchain Intelligence Group and provides advisory services to mature and emerging fintech startups within the blockchain industry.
Dr. Mourouzis is the Director of the MSc in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics at the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM), and is a research fellow at the UCL’s centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL-CBT), and has independently advised multiple blockchain companies including BitJob, Greeneum, and Crypto20. His skillset includes cryptanalysis and data analytics in fraud prevention and blockchain security and regulation. Dr. Mourouzis holds a BA/MA in Mathematics: University of Cambridge, UK, a Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics: University of Cambridge, UK, a Master of Research (MRes) in Security Science from University College London (UCL) and a PhD in Information Security and Cryptography from University College London (UCL). Dr Mourouzis is the recipient of the UK University Cipher Champion 2013 award.
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The ICO Certification service is offered out of Financial Commission’s St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) entity, FinaCom Ltd. To learn more about Financial Commission’s technology certification services, including the ICO Certification service for Fintech companies, click here or visit https://FinancialCommission.org