Alex C. Levine recently was named chief regulatory officer and head of legal for TrustToken Inc. based in San Francisco. TrueCoin LLC, a subsidiary of TrustToken, is the issuer of TrueUSD, a stable-value cryptocurrency (stablecoin) tied one-to-one to the U.S. dollar.

Levine, 40, has been a regulatory attorney and executive focusing on securities and derivatives law, and more recently on cryptocurrency, for more than 15 years. He has held senior-level legal posts at the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during the regulatory response to the financial crisis and rule-making under the Dodd-Frank Act, according to the company.