Crypto investing, ICO’s and tax implications

Hall & Wilcox Interview with Crypto News Australia • Queensland, Australia


Joni Pirovich

Special Counsel, Mills Oakley, Tax, Blockchain & Digital Assets

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Talk summary

Discussions of the following questions:

1. What are some of the common cryptocurrency tax questions people ask you?

2. What tax considerations should people should be aware of when buying and selling Cryptocurrencies?

3. Could you briefly summarise the ASIC Guidance relating to ICOs and give us your view about where Australia sits in the international sphere for encouraging investment in blockchain projects and the creation of token economies?

4. Could you give an overview of the recent AML/CTF laws that have come into effect for digital currency exchanges in Australia, and how these rules could conceivably apply or extend to industry-wide blockchain projects?

5. What do you think the future will hold for Cryptocurrencies & Tax?

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On May 12th, 2018


Hall & Wilcox Interview with Crypto News Australia (go to website)


Queensland, Australia

Audience size

In front of 50 people