Crypto is changing the accounting and tax space. We know you have questions. And we have your back. That's why we're participating in this panel for WSBA specifically to address your cryptotax and cryptoaccounting questions. Register here.
On Wednesday, October 28th, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern time, the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance is proud to present a special event for our members and the global accounting profession:
Accounting, Blockchain and Cryptoassets "Ask Us Anything"
This will be a FREE, virtual event, and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of our speakers and panelists after each panel. Please join us for a fascinating series of panels and discussions regarding the world of cryptoassets and blockchain, and their impact on the global accounting profession. Hear about such important topics as: taxation of cryptoassets and Internal Revenue Service enforcement actions; leveraging of blockchain for public company audit, tools needed for the accounting professional in a cryptoasset world and much more.
This will be a virtual event, attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of our speakers and panelists after each panel.
Date: Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
Event Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Virtual only
2:00 – 2:05 - Opening and Event Logistics
2:05 – 2:15 - Welcome by Dr. Sean Stein Smith
2:15 – 3:00 - Panel 1 – Taxation of Cryptoassets - What to Know, How to Prepare and What Happens Next – Join us for a fascinating panel session with industry thought leaders who will discuss the still developing area of cryptoasset taxation. This session will discuss current tax guidance, what regulators are focusing on, challenges of compliance and how hot button topics such as Decentralized Finance (DeFi), crypto lending, staking and more continue to impact the global accounting profession.
- Penelope Johnson, AICPA (Moderator)
- Roger Brown, Lukka Tech
- Brett Cotler, Seward & Kissel
- Kell Canty, Verady, Inc.
- Wendy Walker, Sovos Compliance LLC
3:00 – 3:45 - Panel 2 – The Path Forward for Audit and Assurance; A Look at the Future in a Blockchain World – Our second panel will bring together subject matter experts to address the ever-growing impact of blockchain in the areas of audit and assurance. This session will discuss how blockchain technology impacts continuous collection and audit opinions; tools necessary to audit digital currency accounts; the effect of crypto custody on the profession and how SOC audits are integral to this industry.
- Soma Sinha, Plante & Moran, PLLC (Moderator)
- Jagruti Solanki, Aprio LLP
- Dr. Sean Stein Smith, Lehman College
- Amanda Wilkie, Boomer Consulting, Inc.
3:45 – 4:00 - Closing Questions and Comments