Course Detail(ADT156 : ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab 05/2018 – Accounting and Auditing Cryptocurrencies)

ADT156 : ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab 05/2018 – Accounting and Auditing Cryptocurrencies NEW

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 1, Category 3)
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Programme Objective

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS (PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING)
This course is suitable for Public Accountants (i.e. CA Singapore with Certificate for Practice). Upon successful enrolment, no refunds will be entertained.

The objective of the ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab is to provide a platform for Public Accountants to share and discuss technical issues among themselves in a focus group discussion setting moderated by an experienced facilitator, with the aim of improving the quality of audit. Participants will get to exchange views with peers and learn in an informal setting. The ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab includes a bite-sized presentation on key areas relating to the topic along with some important insights. It is highly interactive with many opportunities for discussions. Case studies will also be used to reinforce the concepts and demonstrate applications in practice.

To benefit from the ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab, participants are encouraged to submit questions relating to the topic to auditquality@isca.org.sg for the facilitator’s preparation prior to the programme.
 

Programme Outline

The cryptocurrency industry is rapidly evolving, and service providers, including accountants, auditors, lawyers, banks and others need to develop quickly in order to service clients in this space.  This session will cover current thinking on accounting and auditing considerations related to companies that have investments in cryptocurrencies or are undertaking an initial coin offering, as follows:
 

  • What are cryptocurrencies and tokens?
  • Accounting for cryptocurrencies
  • Controls and governance
  • Audit risks around cryptocurrencies
  • Audit evidence
  • Practitioners’ knowledge and competency
  • Use of technology

Training Methodology
The ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab is a discussion-based session with bite-sized presentation on key areas relating to the topic. Participants are expected to raise questions and share their concerns or issues faced relating to the topic.
 
Closing Date for Registration
Registration is on first-come-first-serve basis and closes when capacity is filled.

Intended For

Public Accountants (i.e. CA Singapore with Certificate for Practice)

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 1.50 Hours
Category 3 = 2.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

02 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Seah Li Yun
Adam Gerrard

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Seah Li Yun
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
 
Li Yun leads the Financial Services Accounting and Advisory team in EY Singapore and is currently leading accounting and financial reporting matters in Singapore with focus on financial instruments related matters and new accounting standards such as IFRS 9: Financial Instruments and IFRS 15: Revenue.  She has over 15 years of experience providing financial audit, IFRS conversion advisory services and accounting advisory services.
 
She also work with financial institutions on regulatory and compliance, risk management and internal controls matters, treasury risk management and implementation of hedge accounting for corporates and financial institutions.
 
Li Yun is a regular speaker on IFRS 9 topics at the Financial Reporting Update seminar conducted by EY and also provides IAS 39 and IFRS 9 training and workshops for clients.  More recently, she has been working with companies on accounting considerations for crypto-assets, crypto-tokens and initial coin offerings (ICO).
 

Adam Gerrard
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
 
Adam is an audit partner in EY’s Financial Services team, specialising in Commodity Trading, and Crypto-assets.  He has been with EY in Singapore for 9 years, and prior to that was based in London. Adam works with a wide range of clients in these industries, from large multinationals to small disruptive start-ups.  He is currently working with crypto-funds, crypto-exchanges, crypto-custody companies, and companies who are in the midst of their Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
 
Adam is a member of EY’s Global Crypto network, and also a member of EY’s Crypto Working Group.  He has presented on crypto-currencies at a number of EY client events, and has led internal training courses relating to crypto-assets and blockchain.
 

Programme Objective

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS (PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING)
This course is suitable for Public Accountants (i.e. CA Singapore with Certificate for Practice). Upon successful enrolment, no refunds will be entertained.

The objective of the ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab is to provide a platform for Public Accountants to share and discuss technical issues among themselves in a focus group discussion setting moderated by an experienced facilitator, with the aim of improving the quality of audit. Participants will get to exchange views with peers and learn in an informal setting. The ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab includes a bite-sized presentation on key areas relating to the topic along with some important insights. It is highly interactive with many opportunities for discussions. Case studies will also be used to reinforce the concepts and demonstrate applications in practice.

To benefit from the ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab, participants are encouraged to submit questions relating to the topic to auditquality@isca.org.sg for the facilitator’s preparation prior to the programme.
 

Programme Outline

The cryptocurrency industry is rapidly evolving, and service providers, including accountants, auditors, lawyers, banks and others need to develop quickly in order to service clients in this space.  This session will cover current thinking on accounting and auditing considerations related to companies that have investments in cryptocurrencies or are undertaking an initial coin offering, as follows:
 

  • What are cryptocurrencies and tokens?
  • Accounting for cryptocurrencies
  • Controls and governance
  • Audit risks around cryptocurrencies
  • Audit evidence
  • Practitioners’ knowledge and competency
  • Use of technology

Training Methodology
The ISCA Practitioner’s Tech Lab is a discussion-based session with bite-sized presentation on key areas relating to the topic. Participants are expected to raise questions and share their concerns or issues faced relating to the topic.
 
Closing Date for Registration
Registration is on first-come-first-serve basis and closes when capacity is filled.

Intended For

Public Accountants (i.e. CA Singapore with Certificate for Practice)

Competency Mapping

Category 1 = 1.50 Hours
Category 3 = 2.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Seah Li Yun
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
 
Li Yun leads the Financial Services Accounting and Advisory team in EY Singapore and is currently leading accounting and financial reporting matters in Singapore with focus on financial instruments related matters and new accounting standards such as IFRS 9: Financial Instruments and IFRS 15: Revenue.  She has over 15 years of experience providing financial audit, IFRS conversion advisory services and accounting advisory services.
 
She also work with financial institutions on regulatory and compliance, risk management and internal controls matters, treasury risk management and implementation of hedge accounting for corporates and financial institutions.
 
Li Yun is a regular speaker on IFRS 9 topics at the Financial Reporting Update seminar conducted by EY and also provides IAS 39 and IFRS 9 training and workshops for clients.  More recently, she has been working with companies on accounting considerations for crypto-assets, crypto-tokens and initial coin offerings (ICO).
 
Adam Gerrard
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
 
Adam is an audit partner in EY’s Financial Services team, specialising in Commodity Trading, and Crypto-assets.  He has been with EY in Singapore for 9 years, and prior to that was based in London. Adam works with a wide range of clients in these industries, from large multinationals to small disruptive start-ups.  He is currently working with crypto-funds, crypto-exchanges, crypto-custody companies, and companies who are in the midst of their Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
 
Adam is a member of EY’s Global Crypto network, and also a member of EY’s Crypto Working Group.  He has presented on crypto-currencies at a number of EY client events, and has led internal training courses relating to crypto-assets and blockchain.
 

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

02 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Seah Li Yun
Adam Gerrard

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709