We are VAF Compliance

Delivering reliability to
an ever-changing world.

We have been in the banking and in the virtual assets space for over 10 years, and we continue to be at the forefront of the market. The focus of our services is to provide ongoing risk assessment expertise in the virtual assets sector, financial services and in the non-financial sector (DNFBP).

The services provided include creation of risk and compliance program, outsourced compliance officer, outsourced MLRO and the ideal solution to investigate, analyze and link traditional KYC with virtual assets transactions in the blockchain to entities generating a state-of-the-art report for our clients, transaction monitoring combining industry-leading blockchain intelligence and a real-time API that helps organizations reduce manual workflows, stay compliant with local and global regulations, and safely interact with emerging solutions such as NFTs and emerging technologies such as smart contracts or DeFi.

The Middle East's Crypto Hub

VAF headquarters is located in the heart of beautiful Dubai.

VAF is licensed by the Dubai International Financial Centre, one of the leading global financial centres in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

To be the leading service
provider in virtual assets
compliance services

To scout, identify, assess and commercialize our services and technological solutions, enhancing in-country value for the UAE as the virtual assets and blockchain innovation hub for the region.

Meet the Core Team

Gilson Ribeiro da Costa


Jose Nunes


Board Advisors

Michele Federici

Technical Advisor


Nuno Moreira

Compliance Advisor

Tunmbi Idowu

Compliance Advisor

Paulo Cardoso do Amaral

Strategic Advisor