February 19, 2024


1 Total CPE Credits


Decentralized finance (DeFi): Implications for Practitioners

  • Instructor

    Sean Stein-Smith

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

Major Topics

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

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Information Technology

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Overview

Professional Area of Focus

  • Technology

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Practitioners at all levels of the accounting function


CPA Crossings

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