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Blockchain: How Decentralized Technologies Are Changing the Future of Tax


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateAugust 26, 2021
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

As digital infrastructure grows and changes, so does the world of tax. Join Tony Pearson, Senior Software Engineer and blockchain expert, and Corey Ouellette, Customer Lead at Thomson Reuters Labs, for a deep dive into the potential of blockchain to transform digital infrastructure and the implications this transformation could have for the tax industry.

The presenters will review the differences between cryptocurrencies and the underlying decentralized infrastructure, as well as the critical ways in which blockchain is transforming the future of interoperable systems, automation, security, and privacy.

During this webcast, you’ll hear from blockchain experts and learn about the impact of new technology firsthand. This is your chance to learn more and understand the future impact of blockchain technology on tax.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the underlying decentralized blockchain infrastructure

  • List different cryptocurrencies

  • Give examples of ways that blockchain can change accounting systems

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Corey Ouellette leads the Toronto based Thomson Reuters Labs Customer Centre, servicing collaborative innovation across North America. Whether it's running Design Thinking Workshops, focus groups, or enabling other members of the Labs in user research, Corey's focus is to promote customer obsession within the Labs, and to uncover opportunities for customer collaboration and co-development. Many of these opportunities include reimagining what the next generation experience could be for our customers while leveraging the power of AI. Prior to Thomson Reuters Labs, Corey taught Internet Marketing, and the post-graduate course of Social Media Marketing at Conestoga College. Beyond that, during his time at PMG Intelligence he led the launch and growth strategy for their spinout company Qbord, which is now one of Canada’s largest online research panels.


Tony Pearson

Thomson Reuters
Senior Technologist

(800) 968-8900

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Tony is a Senior Technologist in Thomson Reuters Labs focusing primarily on Blockchain. In that role, he has worked on many far-reaching projects focused on tax and legal industries. Prior to coming to Labs, he worked across many of the Tax & Accounting products offered by Thomson Reuters. He has been an avid cryptocurrency investor and user for the last ten years.

About Our Presenter

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Thomson Reuters® provides the profession’s most integrated, comprehensive tax and accounting software, research, training, and more. With proven brands like CS Professional Suite®, Onvio®, and Checkpoint®, you get the intelligence, technology, and human expertise you need no matter where you’re doing business. For more information, visit