The AICPA has updated its Practice Aid on Accounting for and auditing of digital assets to address more niche Codification topics. The update includes discussion of accounting for broker dealers as well as investment companies. It also provides guidance on determining principal markets for fair value. The Digital Assets Working Group has been great in providing accounting and auditing guidance for entities, as this topic is not well-addressed in authoritative literature.
AICPA Practice Aid: Accounting for and Auditing of Digital Assets: https://www.aicpa.org/content/dam/aicpa/interestareas/informationtechnology/downloadabledocuments/accounting-for-and-auditing-of-digital-assets.pdf
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