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September 25 Meeting
September 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
550 Totten Pond Rd.
Waltham, MA 02451
|1:30-3:00||Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Treasury Management|
Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Treasury Management
presented by Janice Leahy and Charles Hills, L&V Partners
Today cryptocurrencies have become a global phenomenon and esoteric to most corporate financial professionals capitalizing on opportunities in addition to weighing both integration and risk. While not understood by most professionals, banks, and governments, many companies are aware of their importance and future significance. We will also review the USA tax impact of these digital currencies to your business.
Blockchain technology, backbone to the Crypto world, is driving the future of business innovations, practice and security. Blockchain introduces new types of digital platforms, giving rise to economic progress in a Blockchain space. Its early stage technology expanse creates a paradigm shift in the manner organizations conduct traditional financial transactions and services, both geographically and socioeconomically.
This session provides an introduction to the world of cryptocurrencies (Crypto) and an overview of corporate treasury management issues encountered through use of cryptocurrencies. The basic concepts of blockchain and cryptocurrency functionality, the current US and international regulatory developments impacting the digital economy and treasury management issues related to cryptocurrencies will be discussed.
|Approved for up to 1.8 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.|
|Approved for up to 1.8 FP&A recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.|
Members: No Charge
About the speakers:Charles Hills is a licensed certified public accountant and tax executive with over 30 years of experience in corporate management and accounting. He has significant expertise in federal, state, and international tax regimes. His career spans Ernst & Young, Digital Equipment Corporation, EG&G, Inc., and PerkinElmer, Inc. where he led the tax audit function for over a decade. Charles is currently a manager in the Tax Services Practice at L&V Partners. "] Janice A. Leahy brings expertise spanning publicly-owned, billion dollar multi-national companies to small privately-held enterprises. Prior to founding L&V Partners, Janice directed tax, treasury, and trade compliance for GSI Group Inc., a multi-national technology company. Ms. Leahy has been a featured lecturer at Harvard Business School, and has served on the boards of Southern New Hampshire University International Finance Advisory, the New Hampshire International Trade Association (NHITA) and the Treasury Executives Institute, of which she is the founder.