Blockchain Association for Finance

The Blockchain Association for Finance is a nonprofit organization bringing together financial actors to improve compliance and administrative exchanges thanks to technology.


The BAF provides general governance and management rules to and among the users of Wecan Comply, a platform based on a blockchain technology aiming at simplifying the sharing of information among, banks/securities firms, external asset managers and various other financial actors.

The purpose of the Association is to:

Ensure that the Platform is in line with the needs of its Members.

Determine and improve the common standards for the onboarding of notably external asset managers.

Determine and decide on the necessary common development, improvement, additional specification or common functionality of the Platform.

Follow regulatory changes in order to ensure the compliance of the Platform with the laws and rules into force.

Organize workshops with experts and among the Members, notably regarding regulatory developments.

Ensure the Platform continuity as per a service agreement agreed upon between the Association and the Platform’s provider.

Board Members

StÉphanie Hodara


Attorneys at Law Partner at Altenburger

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Nicole Curti

Board Member ASWM
Partner & COO Stanhope Capital (Switzerland) SA.

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CÉdric Haenni


COO - Pictet Asset Services

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Laurent Pellet

Global Head of EAM at Lombard Odier

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Benoit Barbereau

Group COO at Edmond de Rothschild

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Michel YIGIT

Head Intermediaries German- & Italian-speaking Switzerland at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd

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