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Decentralized finance (DeFi): Implications for Practitioners

  • 10/31/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Webinar - CPA Crossings



This course will outline, detail, and explain the specifics surrounding decentralized finance (DeFi), including examples of real-world applications alongside the accounting implications of different DeFi tools.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Distinguish the various types of DeFi applications>
  • Identify how different DeFi tools create various accounting problems
  • Indicate how DeFi is causing the crypto-accounting conversation to evolve
  • Recall how DeFi functions are different from other centralized crypto services
  • Address and illustrate how DeFi creates unique challenges aside from other crypto accounting

Program Content:

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Specifics of various DeFi applications, including decentralized exchanges, yield farming, staking, and providing liquidity to liquidity pools
  • Discussion and examination around the accounting implications and impact of DeFi applications on the audit process
  • What practitioners need to know about the wide array of types of DeFi and how these different use cases changing the crypto-accounting conversation
  • External resources provided for extra contextual information

Designed for: Practitioners at all levels of the accounting function

Level: Overview

InstructorDr. Sean Stein Smith DBA, CPA

Developer: Dr. Sean Stein Smith DBA, CPA

CPE Credits: 1

Area of Study: Information Technology

Prerequisite: None

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