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Malaysia Field Trip
Activities

Malaysia Visit Memo

Our client was chosen to be part of JETRO’s “SDGs Startup Support Program – Malaysia” Our firm (Kimura Certified Public Accounts) has and continues to support startups that aim to positively impact society. I am currently acting as a CFO for a startup that is tackling the challenge of reducing

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Accounting

AICPA Releases Accounting Guidance on Digital Assets (Cryptos)

Significant differences with J GAAP, already causing GAAP differences between the two standards In December 2019, the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) released a guidance on the accounting of crypto currencies. This nonauthoritative guidance was released as a practice aid titled “Accounting for and Auditing of Digital Assets”.

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us subsidiary audit
Audit

New Service: US Subsidiary Audit Service

Introduction of the new service We are excited to announce a new addition to our audit service line. The new service will focus on Financial Statement Audits for US (United States) subsidiaries of Japanese companies. In certain cases, the US subsidiaries of Japanese companies will need to have their financial

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BlockChainJam yasuda koudou
Seminars/Training

Looking back at BlockChainJam 2019

This year’s BlockChainJam was as great, if not better than last year’s! This year’s BlockChainJam was held on November 17, 2019 at the Yasuda Auditorium (Tokyo University). It was pretty cool to listen to talks on cutting edge technology in a building that is as historical as the Yasuda Auditorium.

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Blockchainjam2019
Seminars/Training

We’ll Be Speaking at BlockChainJam 2019 @Tokyo University

BlockChainJam 2019 We’ll be speaking at the upcoming BlockChainJam 2019 conference. The event, whose theme is centered around the future of blockchains, will take place on November 17, 2019, at Tokyo University. We’ll be talking about the hot crypto/blockchain topics of 2019 from an Accounting and Finance angle. Please come

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Stock to Flow Model
Cryptocurrencies

Modeling Bitcoin Price, an Introduction to the Stock to Flow Model

A Bitcoin Pricing Model is getting the industry’s attention In traditional finance and accounting, many valuation methods and models are used to calculate the fair value of various assets. The DCF (Discounted Cash Flow) and CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model) are some examples that are used to value a business

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191016CryptoRoundTable
Seminars/Training

We’re Having a Crypto Roundtable on October 16!

We are having a Crypto Roundtable on October 16 (Wed)! Come and join the discussion! The roundtable will be held at our office near Tokyo Station, starting at 7:30 PM We’ll be covering the basics of setting up a crypto wallet and creating a proper backup. Then we’ll have fun

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Tax reform 2019
Cryptocurrencies

2019 Corporate Tax Reform – Impact on Cryptocurrencies

Taxation on Crypto Unrealized Gains (Losses) for Entities With the 2019 Corporate Tax Reform now in effect, unrealized gains (and losses) from cryptocurrencies held by entities will be subject to taxation. The impact of this change is significant for entities that hold crypto (exchanges, funds, etc.). I have summarized the

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