Event: Legal, Tax and Accounting Matters Impacting Your ICO

October 19, 2017

Thursday, Nov. 2 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Aprio and Nelson Mullins for a panel on the legal, tax and accounting matters impacting your domestic or international initial coin offering (ICO). The event will take place at Nelson Mullins’ office at 201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • SEC and international securities and regulatory issues
  • White paper reviews and business models analysis
  • Utility/app tokens vs. security tokens (and others!)
  • Tax planning and implications (pre-ICO and post-ICO) – how does this impact your cash flow?
  • Accounting treatment of token sale – why does this matter and is it really complex?
  • Are you an exchange and what are the implications?
  • Are you an investment company and what are the implications?
  • AML/KYC considerations
  • Money transmitter laws


Jason I. Epstein

Chair of Blockchain and Digital Assets, Nelson Mullins

Mitchell Kopelman

CPA, Partner-in-Charge, Business Tax, Technology & Biosciences, Aprio

Jagruti Solanki

Assurance Senior Manager, Technology & Biosciences and International, Aprio

Kurt Huntzinger

Assurance Partner, Technology & Biosciences and International, and Chief Risk Officer, Aprio

John Jennings

Partner, Securities,
Nelson Mullins

Brad Rustin

Partner, FinTech and Regulatory, Nelson Mullins


  • 4:00 PM – Registration
  • 4:30 PM – Presentation and Panel Discussion
  • 5:45 PM – Networking Reception on the Terrace

Click here to register for the event!

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