Ethical & Audit Considerations of Cryptocurrency

Ethical & Audit Considerations of Cryptocurrency
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Cryptocurrencies, such at 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 has not deterred interest in the technology or the space, but is leading to every more practical, accessible and useful applications of blockchain technology. This 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 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss the applications of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.
  • Identify the audit consideration factors for client acceptance and continuance.
  • Identify and address specific audit risks unique to cryptocurrency transactions and balances.
  • Discuss ethical issues arising that may arise while working in a new sector that has few regulations and undefined rules. 

Course Leader/s
Blair Cook, CPA, CA, CPA (ill), MBA
Jennifer Nicholson, CPA, CA 

CPD- 1.5 hours 

When
4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM
Where
On-demand