Dbriefs
6 May

Crypto for business: Tax, accounting, and risk considerations

Business Strategy & Tax

Thursday, 11:00 a.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will gain insights based on our presenters’ practical experience with integrating digital assets into business.

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Key takeaways

Host: Sam Lowenthal, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP
Presenters: Rob Massey, Tim Davis, and Amy Park

 1 Overview CPE credit | Taxes 

Cryptocurrencies have been in the spotlight recently, prompting many management teams and boards to explore how to integrate digital assets into their business. Digital assets are a new frontier; there is no playbook and relatively few rules to guide the way. Yet, the adoption of crypto is becoming more common. We’ll discuss:

  • Tax and accounting considerations when investing in crypto, accepting crypto from customers, and using it for expenditures
  • Risk and control considerations related to the use of digital assets
  • Developing your company’s road map for engaging with digital assets

 

Meet the speakers

Rob Massey

Rob Massey

Global & US Tax Blockchain & Digital Assets leader

Rob Massey has more than 20 years of professional experience in tax consulting for technology companies. Since 2013, he has focused on blockchain, digital assets, cryptocurrency and tokenization. He serves companies throughout the blockchain ecosystem inclusive of investors, miners, staking providers, payment processing, wallet hosting, exchanges, hedge funds, tokenization and protocol development. Rob leads Deloitte’s blockchain efforts in tax for the global firm.

Amy Park

Amy Park

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Amy is a US Audit & Assurance Blockchain & Digital Assets partner and a partner in Deloitte’s National Office Accounting and Reporting Services specializing in technical accounting matters in consolidation, financial instruments, and accounting for digital asset transactions. She serves companies in both an advisory and audit capacity that operate in the blockchain ecosystem or have complex digital asset transactions, with a focus on accounting and financial reporting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the AICPA’s Digital Assets Task Force, focusing on accounting matters related to digital assets. Amy has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting, including a practice fellowship at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and has served public and private companies in the banking and securities, investment management, and digital assets industries.

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