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Digital assets are changing the game. Let’s plan your next move.

Digital assets like crypto, NFTs, and metaverse are game-changers. We’re entering a new era, and now is the time to understand the space and find your opportunities. It’s no longer a far-fetched idea – crypto and other digital assets are here to stay.

Developing a strategy can prepare your company not only for today, but for the future of digital assets including everything from Web3, to the metaverse and more. To get there, you need to explore the landscape and map your journey.

Dive into the elements of the digital assets space – from the different types of digital currency, to the applications that interface with them and beyond. Get to know the players and understand the rapidly evolving regulations. Be ready to seize your opportunities, make educated decisions and take bold steps forward with your digital assets strategy.

This space is vast and now is the time to start exploring and capture your possibilities.

Taking your digital asset vision from plan to reality

At PwC, our global community of solvers come together to help you find success in this uniquely boundless space – wherever you are on your digital assets and crypto journey. With the insights and capabilities you need to find your position, we can navigate the complexity together and build trust in this evolving landscape.

PwC’s digital asset clients span a range of service providers, issuers and investors, such as:

Crypto exchanges and custodians

Traditional financial institutions entering the digital asset space

Governments, central banks, regulators and other policy makers looking at digital assets

Payment processors

Token issuers (ICO, STO, NFTs, etc.)

Digital asset banks

Funds (Crypto funds, hedge funds, asset managers)

How PwC can help you with your digital asset strategy

Digital Asset Strategy

There is no singular playbook for digital asset strategy. But with a strong and strategic approach, you can differentiate. We bring our community of solvers together to help you define a strong path forward. We work with each client to establish a target operating model and develop a go-to-market strategy that is tailored to your business model. Whether it’s a market landscape analysis, due diligence or feasibility and capability assessments, PwC can provide the insights and industry experience that position you to take advantage of the opportunities ahead.

Risk Management & Controls

Wherever opportunities present themselves, risks aren’t far behind. That is especially true in the digital assets space. Capabilities, industry standards and the competitive landscape are quickly evolving. To avoid potential pitfalls, you need robust governance and control frameworks that remain flexible enough to adapt to that rapid pace. PwC’s services span the risk management lifecycle - from performing initial risk assessments, identifying control gaps and developing risk mitigation strategies to Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 and SOC 2 readiness and attest reporting.

Regulatory & Compliance

Digital asset market participants face a complex set of existing and emerging rules — and all roads are leading toward additional scrutiny. Our multidisciplinary community of solvers, composed of industry professionals, former regulators and technical specialists, help you navigate the complexity by forming a compliance framework and strategy and enabling you to stay ahead of the regulatory curve. You can benefit from our extensive experience in establishing KYC, AML and SOX readiness, licensing and approval and regulatory exam preparation, response and remediation.

Cyber Security

The shift toward decentralized finance deepens the need for strong cyber security measures. In an environment that requires less and less physical interaction between counterparties or customers, and increasingly relies on digitally automated services, firms are challenged to secure a growing attack surface as their digital footprint grows. We bring depth and experience working with large and complex financial institutions on vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and incident response. And you can benefit from our approach that seeks to enhance cost optimization while preserving digital agility.

Tax

Digital assets are a new and rapidly evolving asset class, with unique tax implications. Existing rules have not been developed with digital assets in mind, so it's increasingly important to evaluate the relevant tax considerations upfront. PwC’s insightful approach along with our dedicated global digital assets tax network will help you understand and manage the tax consequences of your digital asset strategy and activities, including, but not limited to the tax characterizations, accounting methods, cross-border implications including transfer pricing and indirect taxes, as well as the applicable tax reporting and compliance requirements so that your organization can refine its tax strategy and make informed business decisions.

Deals

The growing awareness and interest in the digital asset space, including the entry of institutional players, has increased M&A, IPOs and fundraising activities. We expect these trends to continue, as the institutionalization of the digital asset industry shows no signs of slowing down. PwC Deals has a proven track record of providing advice to corporate and private equity investors in the digital asset ecosystem throughout an M&A, divestiture and capital market transaction.

Audit & Accounting

Accounting for and auditing of digital assets can be complex. Practices and regulatory guidance surrounding asset classification, measurement requirements, fair value considerations, disclosures and other issues continue to evolve. And the need for building trust continues to grow, as financial institutions, corporations and consumers opt in to this new, but rapidly expanding industry. We bring a range of capabilities from performing financial statement audits and ICFR audits, robust public offering preparedness, complex accounting and structuring, mergers, acquisitions and divestiture support. Our data-driven, transparent, connected and digitally-enabled approach can help you set the course and accelerate your long-term growth strategy.

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Vicki Huff Eckert

Vicki Huff Eckert

Vice Chair, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Consulting Leader, PwC US

John  Garvey

John Garvey

Global Financial Services Leader, PwC US

John Oliver

John Oliver

FinTech Trust Services Co Leader, PwC US

Vikram Panjwani

Vikram Panjwani

Digital Assurance and Transparency Partner, PwC US

Matthew Blumenfeld

Matthew Blumenfeld

Digital Assets Strategy Leader, PwC US

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