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Scott Butler

Chief Compliance Officer @ Linden Lab

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

San Francisco, California

Ranked #833 out of 16,660 for Chief Compliance Officer in California

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Scott Butler's Work Experience

Linden Lab

Chief Compliance Officer

September 2015 to Present

San Francisco Bay Area


Chief Compliance Officer/Compliance Manager

October 2012 to September 2015

Menlo Park, CA

Inferno International


July 2012 to September 2013

Los Angeles, CA

Scott Butler's Education

New School University

M.A. International Affairs

2005 to 2007

American University

B.A. Political Science

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About Scott Butler's Current Company

Linden Lab

Developing the compliance program for the creator of the world's largest user-generated virtual goods economy.

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About Scott Butler

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A compliance officer with over eleven years of international banking and payments experience. I specialize in building compliance programs for companies that are embarking on new payments ventures (Facebook) and devising AML/OFAC/CIP solutions for established companies that are aiming to improve their processes (Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank). I designed the compliance program for Facebook’s peer-to-peer money transfer feature ("Payments on Messenger") and established a company-wide system for monitoring developments in sanctions regimes and international law that affect products and features across the Facebook platform.Chief Compliance Officer @ Developing the compliance program for the creator of the world's largest user-generated virtual goods economy. From September 2015 to Present (2 months) San Francisco Bay AreaChief Compliance Officer/Compliance Manager @ CCO > Managed all aspects of the compliance program to ensure that Facebook Payments Inc. adhered to regulatory requirements, company policies and industry standards > Acted as point person for state regulatory exams, external and internal audits Peer to Peer Payments > Payments on Messenger: Served as the primary Compliance advisor for Facebook’s new peer-to-peer money transmission service; responsibilities leading to the product launch included researching and devising the spending thresholds for the product, working with engineers to ensure appropriate KYC, interfacing with the design team to balance CIP within the transaction flow against customer friction and trained full-time employees and contractors on Compliance issues regarding peer to peer money transfers. Compliance Manager > Regulatory Exams: Testified before state regulators and auditors about our Anti-Money Laundering controls and Compliance procedures. > Suspicious Activity Reporting: Created Facebook’s Suspicious Activity Reporting mechanism by working with SalesForce engineers to devise a template that mirrored FinCEN Form 111. > OFAC Screening: Improved and expanded OFAC and sanctions screening company-wide to include games payers, ads payers and Oculus customers. > Desktop Procedures: Authored and revised every Desktop Procedure related to Payments Compliance operations in Menlo Park, including Payers Screening procedures, Transaction Monitoring procedures and a SAR Tool Manual. > Internal Product Review: Synthesized the efforts of Business Partnership, Design, Research, Risk, Security and Engineering teams into external-facing and internal-facing versions of an “Internal Product Review” Tool. > Cross Functional Work: Initiated regular meetings and training sessions with Facebook’s eCrime, Security and Risk teams. > People Manager: Managed a team of high performing FTEs and Contractors. From October 2012 to September 2015 (3 years) Menlo Park, CAWriter @ Wrote the screenplay adaptation of Harlan Coben's "Hold Tight'. From July 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 3 months) Los Angeles, CASenior Compliance Analyst @ > Conducted research, initiated investigations and compiled data in response to a comprehensive government (OCC - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency) audit. > Executed a bank-wide "MLR" (Money Laundering Risk Assessment). > Created a system for tracking compliance-related statistics, crafted trend reports and applied gap analysis for presentation to the bank's Board of Directors. > Successfully completed the California Bankers Association's "Regulatory Compliance School". From June 2012 to March 2013 (10 months) Manhattan Beach, CAFraud Investigator (consultant) @ > Assisted in the implementation of a new fraud detection system, developed fraud monitoring metrics and conducted fraud and identity theft investigations. Note: Due to the nature of the work and ongoing investigations, the company name must be withheld at this time. From November 2011 to March 2012 (5 months) Los Angeles, CAWriter/Financial Crime Investigations (Consultant) @ Financial Crime consultant for legal/criminal/money laundering-related film and television projects. From April 2009 to August 2011 (2 years 5 months) Anti-Money Laundering, Global Markets @ Managed investigations of Global Markets high risk clients and reviewed Global Markets high risk transactions; provided testimony to company directors and management regarding the propriety of certain high risk business ventures and clients. From June 2007 to April 2009 (1 year 11 months) Greater New York City AreaCompliance Officer, Anti-Money Laundering @ > Developed and enhanced Credit Suisse's global CIP/KYC program. > Managed a team of contractors who executed Enhanced Due Diligence investigations, "look back" investigations and financial remediations on a variety of different projects. > Prepared materials for federal regulatory exams. From October 2005 to June 2007 (1 year 9 months) Greater New York City AreaPATRIOT Act compliance specialist (contractor), Hong Kong & New York @ Developed and executed procedures to ensure Foreign Bank Certification compliance from Credit Suisse's New York and Hong Kong offices. From January 2004 to October 2005 (1 year 10 months) Access Control Administrator @ Coordinated the implementation of post-9/11 security protocols for SL Green buildings. From 2002 to 2002 (less than a year) M.A., International Affairs @ New School University From 2005 to 2007 B.A., Political Science @ American University Scott Butler is skilled in: AML, Financial Risk, USA PATRIOT Act, Research, Social Media, Spanish, Creative Writing, Banking, Internal Audit, Microsoft Office, Nonprofits, Risk Assessment, MS Office Suite, Spanish language..., ACAMS member, RDC, Nautilus, Screenwriting, Series 7, Series 63, FinCEN, Mobile Payments, Electronic Payments, Financial Crimes..., Anti Money Laundering, Management, Training, KYC, Social Networking, Risk Management, Finance, Policy

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