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Sep 18, 2019

This was one of the technologies where the guidance we have is really not up to speed in the way that the technology has been moving and evolving.

GBD76 Jagruti Solanki has spent more than a decade at Atlanta-based Aprio, a leading CPA firm with a growing global clientele. An assurance partner specialising in technology and blockchain, she tells Mballa Mendouga (AICPA & CIMA, Durham, NC) about 'smart' contracts, internal controls of digital assets, and how to use blockchain for proper financial reporting.


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Jagruti Solanki is an assurance partner at Aprio, based in Atlanta, Georgia, and specialises in Technology and Blockchain. Jagruti and the blockchain team at Aprio are pioneers in blockchain accounting, having provided tax, audit, audit readiness, risk-assurance and consulting services to companies on blockchain for over six years. In 2018, she received the AICPA’s Innovative Practitioner of the Year Award for her work on blockchain accounting and in 2019 was recognised as one of "Atlanta Inno's 50 on fire". Jagruti is a frequent speaker on topics related to emerging tech and delivers presentations across the US. Connect with her on LinkedIn here.


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