On December 13th, the FASB issued ASU 2023-08 to improve the accounting for and disclosure of certain crypto assets. This new standard responds to feedback from stakeholders who indicated that improving the accounting for and disclosure of crypto assets should be a top priority of the FASB on the 2021 Agenda Consultation Report. The amendments in the ASU improve the accounting for certain crypto assets by requiring an entity to measure those crypto assets at fair value each reporting period with changes in fair value recognized in net income. The amendments also improve the information provided to investors about an entity’s crypto asset holdings by requiring disclosure about significant holdings, contractual sale restrictions, and changes during the reporting period.

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With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa Galasso designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She closely monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance.