Crypto-assets 101: Everything you need to know

Crypto-assets are increasingly disrupting businesses and are creating various avenues of economic and social growth. Beyond creating new systems for exchanging value with bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, this domain has witnessed rapid innovation in the way we raise capital, represent and own securities, reconcile and settle transactions, to name a few.

For businesses to evolve with impact and disrupt with confidence, one of the first steps is to gain awareness, upskill, and create experts who could harness the potential of this assets class. To help you in this journey, our experts have developed a course that gives you deep conceptual, practical as well as business knowledge of this domain. Our approach is a mix of classical training, hands-on exercises and workshops by our leading experts (from advisory, assurance, tax and regulatory service lines) who interact with our clients on a daily basis.

Price: 1050.00 €

Duration: 7h

Language: English, also available in French

Number of participants: max. 20

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge on the fundamental concepts of crypto-assets
  • Have hands-on experience on useful practical aspects such as:
    • Buying and selling crypto-assets
    • Managing security
    • Safekeeping of crypto-assets
    • ​Gaining insights on crypto markets etc.
  • Thoroughly understand the state of a broad-ranging subjects that are of paramount importance to businesses including:
    • Crypto funds’ strategies
    • Accounting
    • Insolvency
    • Applicability of regulations
    • Capital raising (ICOs and STOs).

Content

  • Introduction to crypto-assets
  • How to buy and sell crypto-assets and securely store them
  • Crypto-assets and the blockchain technology
  • Security: potential attack vectors and best practices
  • Insights on crypto markets and funds (pricing, investment strategies, returns etc.)
  • Crypto-assets insolvency
  • Tax on crypto-assets (legislation in different countries, setting-up of a crypto fund etc.)
  • Accounting advisory
  • Governance and control (AML/KYC, best practices etc.)
  • End-to-end ICO/STO lifecycle

Target audience

This course is designed as a comprehensive primer, requiring minimal previous knowledge of the crypto-assets domain, and addresses the topics that relate to:

  • C-suite Officers
  • Digital Transformation managers / Chief Technology Officers
  • Digital innovators, R&D, Software developers
  • Business managers

Our lead experts

  • Thomas Campione
  • Ravi Jhawar
  • Yohan Maurin
  • Other experts for specific topics.

Contact us

Contact details

PwC's Academy, Crystal Park Building, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 4040

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