Opportunities for Accounting, Finance, Compliance professionals in Cryptocurrency (Part 1)

When:  May 28, 2023 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  ANZ Chapter

Title: ANZ Chapter: Opportunities for Accounting, Finance, Compliance professionals in Cryptocurrency (Part 1)

Date: Sunday, May 28, 2023

Time: 3:30 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales)

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Please join us for the ANZ Chapter: Opportunities for Accounting, Finance, Compliance professionals in Cryptocurrency (Part 1) on May 28, 2023 at 03:30 PM AEST


Blockchain is lately gaining an immense reputation for its industry-disrupting capabilities. As a technology which simplifies complex business processes, a blockchain is a must-know tool in today's context. This webinar will introduce Blockchain for Business concept and next-generation blockchain implementations like Ethereum— a blockchain that many observers believe has the promise to revolutionize business and usher in a new age of the internet, with its “world computer”, understanding of how to leverage blockchain for increasing business potential, characteristics of blockchain and digital assets, various opportunities, benefits, risks and challenges associated with blockchain technology.

As usage increases and crypto becomes intertwined with the existing financial services sector, a growing number of professionals need an in-depth understanding of cryptocurrency financial crime risks, the operations of virtual asset service providers, and key compliance, investigative and regulatory considerations. This webinar will provide insights to new emerging job roles to identify financial crime risks posed by cryptocurrencies, understand compliance controls, and navigate the evolving regulatory framework around crypto. Identify the potential impact of recent blockchain trends on the accounting and finance profession. This webinar will also cover basic understanding of the fast-moving subject of decentralized finance (DeFi) introduction to the elements that define DeFi, including what it is, how it works, and the advantages it offers over more traditional centralized finance, current issues around this technology, including risks and governance.


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

CPE being offered: 1.5 CPE


Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. If any details are incorrect this could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

Non-IMA members, put "N/A" in Member number field.

Speaker: Anurag Mittal, Digital Transformation Consultant

Anurag Mittal is Digital Transformation Consultant with Govt of India, ex Project Manager at IFC World Bank, Compliance specialist at Fortune 500 Global Multinationals, Volunteer at International Development Remote Projects. Mr. Mittal is a Governance, Risk, Compliance, Audit professional with specialist experience in implementing AML (KYC KYB KYE CFT CDD, Transactions Monitoring, Regulatory Reporting, Compliance Annual Reviews & Risk Assessments) using Off the Shelf or Bespoke FinTech compliance tools in business processes at Global Business Service Centres of MNCs, International Development Financial Institutions, Govt Sector, Private Sector. He has Onsite/Offsite compliance experience in various jurisdictions in UK, Eastern Europe, across USA, Middle East, Pacific & South East Asia. He is a member of Task Force (Sanctions Academy – The Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists, Netherlands, USA), resource person for ACFCS, USA and IAPM, Liechtenstein. Mr. Mittal is an active Volunteer and completed volunteering assignments as Vice President (New Delhi Chapter) The Institute of Management Accountants, USA and Financial Compliance & Governance Advisor, Help Tank New Zealand, Banker Without Borders, USA. Anurag Mittal is a Trainer with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt of India, International Labour Organisation, United Nations.