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Mar 4 2020
5:30 PM

Sahel Assar, Counsel in the firm's Tax section, will deliver a discussion about enforcement matters pertaining to cryptocurrencies on March 4, presented by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Silicon Valley Chapter, in Palo Alto, CA.

She will discuss the rise of virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies amidst growing enforcement initiatives by governmental bodies, at home and abroad. More specifically, she will provide a brief introduction of the blockchain technology, the use and application of cryptocurrencies, U.S. tax principles driving the federal tax consequences of transactions using cryptocurrencies and the role of international reporting requirements (and pitfalls) amidst a complicated set of regulations and continuing uncertainties.​