Bitfinex Leadership - Stuart Hoegner - General Counsel
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Bitfinex Leadership – Stuart Hoegner, General Counsel


Stuart Hoegner

General Counsel


Stuart Hoegner is an international digital asset lawyer and accountant based in Canada. Stuart works on behalf of leading entrepreneurs, businesses and organisations within this dynamic and growing market space.

Stuart has appeared as an expert on cryptocurrency issues before international securities commissions & regulators, the Department of Finance, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce. In addition to this, Stuart is the editor of ‘The Law of Bitcoin,’ the world’s most comprehensive book on laws and regulations surrounding various cryptocurrencies.

Prior to joining the Bitfinex team, Stuart spent 8 years in the Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Group at Ernst & Young. In addition to this, Stuart was Principal – Barrister & Solicitor at DXH Professional Corporation and Deputy GC, Director of Compliance at Excapsa.

He obtained his BPA in Economics & Public Administration at Carleton University in 1993 and his law degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto in 1996.

Stuart is called to the bar in Canada and the United States and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the State Bar of Nevada, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association and the International Masters of Gaming Law.

Stuart joined Bitfinex in 2014.


To reach out to Stu, please contact [email protected].

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