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About Us

We believe a regulatory compliance program can be a competitive advantage when built right.


Who We Are

We are a boutique consultancy specializing in the development, enhancement, and maintenance of regulatory compliance programs for virtual currency firms. Canaria Consulting was founded in an effort to help virtual currency firms meet their regulatory obligations in a way that is tailored to the unique characteristics of virtual currency and decentralized blockchain technologies.


What We Do

We build regulatory compliance programs with a specialized focus on:

  • Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (BSA/AML/CFT)

  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption / Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (ABC/FCPA)

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Economic and Trade Sanctions



Carolyn Dicharry

Founder & President

Carolyn started her financial crimes career more than 17 years ago, and joined the crypto industry in 2015. Prior to starting Canaria Consulting in 2019, Carolyn served as the BSA/AML Officer at Ripple, where she developed and managed various virtual currency financial crimes compliance programs. Prior to joining Ripple, Carolyn worked as a compliance officer for Sigue, a leading global money transfer firm, and managed AML investigations at Wells Fargo’s FIU.

Carolyn is a certified anti-money laundering and audit specialist through ACAMS. She holds a BA (with honors) in Economics and Spanish from the University of Oregon, and an MBA from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

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