Deloitte, Chainalysis partner up in quest to achieve crypto compliance

Deloitte has spent the past year delving deeper into crypto and blockchain


Sundry Photography/Shutterstock modified by Blockworks


Deloitte and Chainalysis will become strategic partners in a bid to boost crypto compliance among their shared clients, Chainalysis revealed in a statement Tuesday.

Chainalysis told Blockworks the partnership has been in the works for “several years” and will “serve US public sector customers and financial institutions.” 

Both Deloitte and Chainalysis declined to offer up specific clients that will benefit from this partnership.

Mutual clients of the two companies can now use Chainalysis’ blockchain dataset, analytics software, and training program, while also taking advantage of Deloitte’s services to manage forensic, investigative and compliance programs, according to the press release.

Deloitte’s website said the Big Four firm offers “blockchain services” to its clients. One thing its consultants help with is “defining blockchain goals and objectives,” while also accelerating the building of customers’ “blockchain prototypes.”

Chainalysis will work alongside Deloitte’s digital assets outfit to update clients on risk management, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer (AML/KYC) requirements, and regulatory compliance, among other things. 

Chainalysis’ president and chief revenue officer, Thomas Stanley, said the collaboration between his firm and Deloitte on crypto compliance is poised to significantly aid law enforcement efforts.

“For law enforcement agencies, regulators, and financial ecosystem players across the nation, the alliance offers new, collaborative solutions that help identify transformation gaps, accelerate mission success at enterprise scale, and mitigate risk while increasing revenue,” Stanley said in a statement. 

Deloitte has recently signaled increased broader interest in crypto, listing over 300 roles in April 2023 that had to do with digital assets, cryptocurrency tax implications, and even NFTs.

Native crypto firms are also interested in the services Deloitte can provide, with USDC issuer Circle hiring the accounting giant to audit its proof of reserves in January 2023.

Don’t miss the next big story – join our free daily newsletter.


Upcoming Events

Hilton Metropole | 225 Edgware Rd, London

Mon - Wed, March 18 - 20, 2024

Crypto’s premier institutional conference returns to London in March 2024. The DAS: London Experience: Attend expert-led panel discussions and fireside chats Hear the latest developments regarding the crypto and digital asset regulatory environment directly from policymakers and experts.

Salt Lake City, UT

WED - FRI, OCTOBER 9 - 11, 2024

Pack your bags, anon — we’re heading west! Join us in the beautiful Salt Lake City for the third installment of Permissionless. Come for the alpha, stay for the fresh air. Permissionless III promises unforgettable panels, killer networking opportunities, and mountains […]

recent research

Top Icon.png


Osmosis thrived in H2 2023 on the back of increased DeFi activity deriving from recently launched Cosmos-related projects and better market conditions. With new value accrual mechanisms for the native token, Osmosis is well-positioned to continue its strong performance in 2024.



Though the opposing flow trend is likely to slow over time, industry watchers note, bitcoin fund assets could one day eclipse the $90 billion gold ETF space


Celestia had the first mover advantage. EigenDA has staked ether. What sets Avail apart?


Bitcoin moved 1% higher Monday morning in New York, Matrixport analysts say $62,000 could happen next month


It’s hard to believe right now that crypto — even with all of its flexibility and massive capabilities — could ever be like cash on the internet


Michael Saylor announced Monday morning that MicroStrategy bought 3k more bitcoin after the X account was compromised over the weekend


Plus, Pudgy Penguins grows its brand and a group of Autoglyphs sell for $14.5 million