April 20, 2023


1.5 Total CPE Credits


Webinar (CPA Crossings): The Rise and Fall of FTX – What Happened?

  • Instructor

    Tracy Coenen

  • Instructor

    Suzanne Collins

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of how the cryptocurrency marketplace functions
  • Identify the fraudulent activities that led to the collapse of FTX
  • Identify the internal controls and accounting standards that are lacking in the cryptocurrency industry

Major Topics

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Fundamentals of cryptocurrency technology
  • How cryptocurrency exchanges work
  • De-Fi (Decentralized Finance) – what does it mean
  • Bitcoin versus alt coins

The FTX rise and fall timeline

Fundamental issues with the FTX business model that caused its collapse Internal controls issues with cryptocurrency companies Lack of standardized accounting rules in the cryptocurrency industry Red flags in the FTX audit reports

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Specialized Knowledge

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Overview



Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of the cryptocurrency marketplace from the perspective of what happened at FTX.


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