The recent rise of bitcoin and digital assets has created significant new challenges for auditors. Companies are now entering into business transactions with new assets that have not been clearly defined in the accounting standards. Bitcoin and other blockchain-based digital assets also have a level of pseudo-anonymity that represents a new hurdle as well. As more and more companies make digital assets a part of their business models, this class will provide auditors with the information they need to know.
You may be interested in reviewing this recording on digital currencies by the presenter here.
Mark DiMichael, a partner in the valuation and forensic services department, specializes in litigation support and valuation services. His expertise includes divorce litigation, economic damages analysis, fraud investigation, cryptocurrency, white-collar criminal defense, and business appraisals. Mark has prepared and rebutted expert reports and has experience working with companies in a wide range of industries. He has also provided expert testimony related to economic damages.