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Coinbase Brings In Goldman Sachs’ Shirzad for Top Lobbying Job


Coinbase Global Inc., the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., has tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Global Co-Head of Government Affairs Faryar Shirzad as its top lobbyist.

Shirzad joined Goldman Sachs in 2006 and became a managing director the following year, handling the company’s public policy strategy for about 15 years. He previously worked for President George W. Bush as deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs.