Anika is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance department of Eversheds Sutherland Germany. She advises banks, financial institutions, FinTechs and investment firms as well as stock exchanges and MTFs, in particular on regulatory, compliance and anti-money laundering related topics. Anika has a strong focus on DLT and crypto-assets related businesses and regulatory implications, with deeper knowledge in developments around crypto custody, STOs, DeFi protocols, decentralized exchanges, stablecoins and crypto exchanges. Previously, she worked as in-house legal counsel for Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH. The Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange is a German based MTF for digital assets. Before that she worked as a lawyer for lindenpartners a Berlin based law firm with a focus on banking and financial services law.