DIGITAL ASSET GROUP
 
Keeping you at the forefront of the digital economy


We recognize the incredible potential of blockchain technology and cryptoassets to transform the way businesses have operated for centuries. The Mazars Digital Asset Group was formed with the mission to
help organizations navigate the complex accounting, tax and audit issues related to digital assets, distributed ledger technologies and token sales.


We recognize the incredible potential of blockchain technology and cryptoassets to transform the way businesses have operated for centuries. The Mazars Digital Asset Group was formed with the mission to help organizations navigate the complex accounting, tax and audit issues related to digital assets, distributed ledger technologies and token sales.

Leadership


Our committed professionals, both in the US and globally, offer specialized services to address regulatory and compliance risks relating to this emerging asset class.

And, through our contributions to industry leading panel discussions, webinars and articles we ensure that you remain informed with timely and relevant advice in this fast paced environment.


Our services

  TAX
International tax consulting around ICOs
Structuring analysis and location considerations for launching ICOs
Technical analysis of effectively connected income and Subpart F income 
of initial launch and ongoing operations
Intellectual property planning
Compensation analysis for issuance of tokens to employees
Transfer pricing and valuation services
Domestic tax compliance and consulting
Consulting on like-kind treatment, forks, applicability of trading elections, mining,  in-kind contributions, distributions and state investment partnership status
Revenue recognition
Tax structuring
Federal, state and local tax compliance and consulting
R&D tax credits


  Audit & Accounting
  Financial statement audits
Service organization control assurance – SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports
Agreed upon procedures engagements
Accounting outsourcing services
Other accounting services
  Advisory
  Categorization of token sale revenues
Cryptoasset accounting treatment analysis
Legal coordination
Coin storage
Software & hardware wallet/cold storage security
Assessment of smart contracts coordination
Corporate training
Crypto payment and acceptance
  BSA/AML
With the increased scrutiny on digital currencies, financial institutions continue to assess their BSA/AML and Sanctions compliance programs in light of the evolving regulatory framework.  Our professionals have extensive experience working with domestic and foreign financial institutions on all components of their compliance programs and can assess your preparedness with respect to existing digital currency regulations in the following areas:

  Policies and procedures
BSA/AML compliance program
Governance oversight and accountability
Risk assessment
BSA officer expertise
    Customer Identification Program (CIP)
Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
Identification of beneficial ownership
Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD)
VCE due diligence
Transaction monitoring & reporting
    OFAC/sanctions controls
Independent testing
Internal controls
Training

 


 



Andre Sterley
Digital Asset Group Leader
  212.375.6629
  Andre.Sterley@MazarsUSA.com
  Detailed profile


 

 


 

 

DIGITAL ASSET GROUP

Keeping you at the forefront of the digital economy

We recognize the incredible potential of blockchain technology and cryptoassets to transform the way businesses have operated for centuries. The Mazars Digital Asset Group was formed with the mission to help organizations navigate the complex accounting, tax and audit issues related to digital assets, distributed ledger technologies and token sales.

We recognize the incredible potential of blockchain technology and cryptoassets to transform the way businesses have operated for centuries. The Mazars Digital Asset Group was formed with the mission to help organizations navigate the complex accounting, tax and audit issues related to digital assets, distributed ledger technologies and token sales.

Leadership


Our committed professionals, both in the US and globally, offer specialized services to address regulatory and compliance risks relating to this emerging asset class.

And, through our contributions to industry leading panel discussions, webinars and articles we ensure that you remain informed with timely and relevant advice in this fast paced environment.


Our services

  TAX
International tax consulting around ICOs
Structuring analysis and location considerations for launching ICOs
Technical analysis of effectively connected income and Subpart F income 
of initial launch and ongoing operations
Intellectual property planning
Compensation analysis for issuance of tokens to employees
Transfer pricing and valuation services
Domestic tax compliance and consulting
Consulting on like-kind treatment, forks, applicability of trading elections, mining,  in-kind contributions, distributions and state investment partnership status
Revenue recognition
Tax structuring
Federal, state and local tax compliance and consulting
R&D tax credits


  Audit & Accounting
  Financial statement audits
Service organization control assurance – SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports
Agreed upon procedures engagements
Accounting outsourcing services
Other accounting services
  Advisory
  Categorization of token sale revenues
Cryptoasset accounting treatment analysis
Legal coordination
Coin storage
Software & hardware wallet/cold storage security
Assessment of smart contracts coordination
Corporate training
Crypto payment and acceptance
  BSA/AML
With the increased scrutiny on digital currencies, financial institutions continue to assess their BSA/AML and Sanctions compliance programs in light of the evolving regulatory framework.  Our professionals have extensive experience working with domestic and foreign financial institutions on all components of their compliance programs and can assess your preparedness with respect to existing digital currency regulations in the following areas:

  Policies and procedures
BSA/AML compliance program
Governance oversight and accountability
Risk assessment
BSA officer expertise
    Customer Identification Program (CIP)
Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
Identification of beneficial ownership
Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD)
VCE due diligence
Transaction monitoring & reporting
    OFAC/sanctions controls
Independent testing
Internal controls
Training

 

Andre Sterley
Digital Asset Group Leader
  212.375.6629
  Andre.Sterley@MazarsUSA.com
  Detailed profile




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