Published: July, 2021
Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, are just two of thousands of emerging solutions to create frictionless global transactions between counterparties. Additionally, cryptocurrencies are positioning themselves to become the “new gold” of the modern world as a store of value and immune from geo-political risk.
The rise and fall of cryptocurrency prices have not deterred interest in the technology or the space, but is leading to every more practical, accessible and useful application of blockchain technology.
It is becoming common for financial statements to show material cryptocurrency balances and to reflect the results of cryptocurrency transactions. However, many auditors may have little or no experience with cryptocurrencies and therefore may not fully appreciate the challenges that auditing these items may present.
This online CPE webinar provides auditors with examples of matters to consider when:
This online CPE course uses several case studies to illustrate the audit and ethical considerations in the newly emerging sector. Few accountants and auditors are conversant with cryptocurrency technology and this online continuing course is designed to improve your level of awareness and deepen your understanding of issues associated with issuing an audit opinion for clients in this space.
Major topics covered in this online CPE webinar:
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Blair is a many-time and active financial executive, corporate director, author, speaker, and thought leader. His educational videos of accounting and finance have million of views on YouTube. He has keynoted and spoken at national conferences from New York to Toronto. Along with Jen, he co-hosts CPA Canada’s podcast series “CPA Success Podcast.” He works with real businesses experimenting with theories and best practices to share his experiences and stories with others of what works, what doesn’t, and what was learned. He is the author of The Illiterate Executive: An Executive’s Handbook for Mastering Financial Acumen.
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