Partner & Digital Assets Practice Leader, Citrin Cooperman
Mark DiMichael is the founder and leader of the firm's Digital Assets practice, focusing on addressing the unique needs of Citrin Cooperman clients in the digital asset space. He is a partner in the Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services group as well.
Mark's deep understanding of the digital asset industry allows him to assist clients such as mining companies, investors, investment funds, ICO/IEO token issuers, NFT marketplaces/promoters/artists, and financial services companies with a wide range of accounting, tax, and advisory issues.
Mark's areas of expertise include divorce litigation, economic damages analysis, fraud investigation, white collar criminal defense, and business appraisals. Mark has prepared and rebutted expert reports and has experience working with companies in a wide range of industries. He has also provided deposition and expert testimony numerous times in federal court, state court, and arbitrations.
Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York, Certified in Financial Forensics, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator. In 2020, he earned the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Standing Ovation Recognition and the New York State Society of CPA’s "40 Under 40" award.
Mark is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), and a former chairperson for the Digital Asset, Litigation Services, and Consulting Oversight committees of the NYSSPCA.
Mark regularly teaches CPE/CLE classes on digital assets and cryptocurrency, covering topics such as fraud, tax, accounting, investigation, and industry developments. He has also taught CPE/CLE classes on topics such as forensic accounting, divorce, and economic damages. He has been featured in or quoted in media including Forbes, Financial Advisor Magazine, www.bankrate.com, Hidden Forces Podcast, NextGen Magazine, the Trusted Professional, and www.modernconsensus.com.
Financial Considerations for NFTs in the Music Industry: Caveat Emptor
10/12/22, 2:00 PM
The meteoric rise and subsequent rollercoaster ride of NFTs over the past year and a half has been nothing short of extraordinary. That certainly holds true for the new generation of digital investors pursuing music-related assets tokenized into NFTs. Join our panel of NFT specialists as they take an eye-opening deep dive into the financial considerations for NFTs in the music industry. The panel will provide an overview on NFTs and discuss tax considerations, intellectual property, rights tracking, royalties, valuations, cybersecurity, and the future of NFTs.