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Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Live Webcast

Next Step Blockchain: Regulations & Trends CPAs Need to Know (X2-17105)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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2.0 CPE Credits in SK

OVERVIEW

This session will cover some of the emerging topics and trends driving change, innovation, and disruption in the blockchain/cryptocurrency ecosystem. Practitioners and accountants, working either in public practice or in industry, need to be aware of these topics moving forward.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs and accounting professionals across industry lines

BENEFITS

The learning objectives of this course will leave participants able to:
  • Articulate how blockchain applications are driving change and innovation in accounting firms and other organizations. 
  • Explain how changing regulations, both at the state and federal level, are shifting the accounting conversation for practitioners and organizations.
  • Analyze and examine how, as blockchain and cryptocurrency tools become increasingly mainstream, emerging issues such as cybersecurity, taxation, and data integrity will also evolve and change.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • This session will take a deeper dive into what may be the hottest and most discussed topic in the accounting space since the internet; blockchain and blockchain applications. Moving beyond the introductions and overviews, this session drills down into what specific trends, news, and changes that are integrating blockchain into the mainstream financial system. 
  • Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to stablecoins, the lightning network, regulatory changes and updates driving change in the cryptocurrency space, and examples of how organizations are already using blockchain at the enterprise and commercial levels.

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Sean Stein Smith

Sean D. Stein Smith, CPA, CFE, CGMA, CMA, DBA

Assistant Professor

Lehman College

Sean is an expert and sought-after speaker, focusing on the intersection of financial services, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. He is a regular contributor to IBM’s Blockchain Unleashed website, analyzing applications for blockchain technology on business at large, as well as being a regular expert guest on China Global TV Network discussing blockchain and related applications. Sean is a member of the Advisory Board for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, which coordinates with the AICPA in developing standards and reporting frameworks in this emerging area. Sean continuously works with, and consults for, the AICPA and several professional training organizations in the creation and delivery of blockchain and cryptocurrency related content. He is currently under contract to publish two books focusing on blockchain applications for financial services and other industry sectors. Sean is also the leader of the NJCPA Emerging Technologies Interest Group.

PRICING

$69.00 - Member

$79.00 - Nonmember

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