Dubai’s crypto regulator VARA switches leadership as it ramps up operations By Cointelegraph

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Dubai’s dedicated crypto regulator, the Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA), is switching leaders as it prepares for the next phase of its “ramp up to full-scale market operations” in 2023.

In a statement sent to Cointelegraph, VARA said that its incumbent CEO, Henson Orser, will be replaced by Matthew White, a global adviser who worked several roles at PwC. VARA also explained that Orser will still help the regulator as a consultant.