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Investigations in the Crypto Currency World

Investigations involving blockchains and digital assets serve a variety of purposes. Join this webcast for an overview of the applications, associated risks and techniques used during an investigation.

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Jul 18, 2023

NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



JP Brennan, Boris Richard


3 months

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Investigating blockchains and digital assets

Blockchain and digital asset investigations are possible because all cryptocurrency transfers and transactions are recorded on public blockchains and accessible by anyone.

Such investigations are a fascinating and indispensable tool for the crypto industry to find and recover digital assets, identify and reduce future fraud risks, elicit crypto finance and market abuse, and ensure regulatory compliance.

Our presenters will Introduce:

  • The fundamentals of blockchain technology, crypto assets and blockchain transactions
  • The major types of addressable risks in the digital assets markets
  • Tools used by blockchain investigators

In addition, they will share real-life examples of blockchain investigations, methodologies used, and results achieved.

Participants will:

  • Learn the basic mechanics of blockchain analytics
  • See examples of its practical applications
  • Receive actionable guidance on using blockchain investigations for their business and organizational purposes

Key Topics

  • Fundamentals of public ledgers, cryptographic transactions and crypto assets
  • Sources of blockchain data and available free and commercial tools for blockchain investigations
  • Addressable risks in digital assets and markets
  • Objectives and applications of blockchain investigations
  • Real-life examples of blockchain investigations, techniques used and results achieved

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize types of risks in digital assets and crypto markets.
  • Recall basic techniques and data used in blockchain investigations.
  • Recall blockchain investigative tools for business purposes.

Who Will Benefit

  • Forensic accountants
  • Fraud examiners
  • Compliance professionals
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
1.5 hrs
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JP Brennan
JP Brennan is a senior managing director and Global Head of Fintech, Payments, Crypto Compliance and Investigations. An auditor and forensic accountant with more than 20 years of experience in accounting, auditing and litigation consulting services, including global forensic accounting and fraud investigations, AML compliance, cryptocurrency regulatory compliance, OFAC/sanctions review, and accounting malpractice and bankruptcy related litigation. In 2016, prior to joining JS Held, Mr. Brennan started the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency practice at Duff & Phelps/Kroll. He has led multiple large cryptocurrency investigations, enhanced due diligence remediations as well as performed numerous outsourced compliance related activities for crypto exchanges, bitcoin atm operators, crypto OTCs, and payment processors. His work includes assisting companies identifying and understanding their risks and building programs to help mitigate those risks.
Boris Richard
Dr. Boris Richard is the Global Head of Crypto Advisory and Digital Asset Economic Disputes at JS Held. He has nearly 25 years of experience in institutional fixed income and derivatives markets, as well as consulting and expert work in complex litigations, arbitrations, and investigations. Dr. Richard focuses on cryptocurrencies, blockchain economics and token valuation, token offerings, as well as cryptocurrency related expert work, virtual asset tracing investigations, and responses to regulatory inquiries and enforcement actions. His clients include major law firms, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital asset issuers, custodians, Decentralized Finance platforms, blockchain foundations, and institutional investors.

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Investigations in the Crypto Currency World
Jul 18, 2023
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Jul 18, 2023
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