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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Webcast Replay

Crypto Trends & Updates - What the Profession Should Know (E2201304)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Registration: 12:00 PM EST



1.0 CPE Credits in SK
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Learn about the developments and implications of both blockchain and cryptoassets on the accounting profession, including a regulatory and market update as well as accounting and tax issues. Get practical examples of how to translate all of this into actionable business decisions.


CPAs that are employed both in the audit and tax areas of the profession, as well as accounting professionals employed in industry.


Gain an awareness of market updates and trends, as well as hands-on examples and applications from practitioners on what is arguably the biggest technological change in business and accounting in decades. The speaker will deliver actionable business advice and expertise that can be put to work and implemented immediately following this session.


This session will cover these topics:

  • Different versions of blockchain and how they impact implementation
  • The direct effect of blockchain/crypto on audit and attest engagements
  • Tax examples and ramifications of the continued growth and maturation of the crypto sector
  • What practitioners in industry need to know about blockchain as a reporting tool and crypto as a payment mechanism
  • Sources for learning more and staying informed








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 the host of the NJCPA TechTalk Podcast and is a past leader of the NJCPA Emerging Technologies Interest Group.


$0.00 - Member*

$59.00 - Nonmember

* This event is part of Membership+, an exclusive benefit of NJCPA membership.

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