The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), an industry leading non-profit trade association with a mission to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology across global markets, is proud to announce the addition of Boomer Consulting Inc., BPM LLP, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and TokenSoft Inc. to the family of WSBA corporate members.
Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA commented: “We are excited to have these leading firms join our global organization and collaborate with our diverse membership to further our mission of promoting the comprehensive adoption of cryptoassets and blockchain technology across global markets. From accounting to law to technology and beyond, all are recognized innovators and experts in their respective fields. Their collective wisdom and knowledge will be invaluable to the work we do as an organization, and critical to the evolution of blockchain and cryptoassets across the world.”
New Member Statements
Boomer Consulting, Inc. guides CPA firms to sustainable success and future readiness. Most CPA firms struggle with how to grow and maintain relevance. Their unique solutions target five areas critical to a firm's success: Leadership, Talent, Technology, Process and Growth. Learn more about Boomer’s services by visiting www.boomer.com.
Notes Amanda Wilkie, Consultant at Boomer Consulting: “It is an exhilarating time to be living in as new technologies, like blockchain, inspire the continuous evolution of the accounting profession. As a longtime proponent of CPA firms and emerging technologies Boomer Consulting is excited to announce its partnership with the WSBA as a collaborative effort to promote, educate and advocate for the positive impact of blockchain and distributed ledger technology within the accounting profession.”
BPM is one of the largest West Coast-based accounting and advisory firms serving the blockchain and digital assets ecosystems. Its accountants have a profound understanding the complex issues clients face when dealing with the tax, accounting, and regulatory and compliance issues in the industry. Additionally, BPM provides investors and leading digital asset companies with financial statement audits and services including AML/Escheatment and SEC compliance and attestation.
Additionally, BPM is a "LendIt Industry Awards" finalist for outstanding achievement in lending and FinTech.With offices in India, Hong Kong, and the Cayman Islands, BPM serves entities worldwide.
“At BPM, we strive to simplify complex issues related to cryptocurrency and digital assets, and we have set up our firm to be a one-stop shop for accounting, audit, advisory and tax needs within the blockchain ecosystem” said Mark Li, BPM Partner. “We are excited to join WSBA and share ideas, strategies and insights within the community.”
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving clients in the technology & innovation, finance, and energy & infrastructure sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago, the firm today has 1,100 lawyers in offices across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Africa.
Orrick’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency group provides clients with thoughtful and cutting-edge advice that helps propel the industry forward while providing the legal framework to withstand regulatory scrutiny. The Orrick team is advising over fifty blockchain, DLT companies, issuers, investors, exchanges, funds and platforms on corporate and regulatory issues, financings, IP and litigation matters as well as token offerings using a variety of frameworks, including SAFTs and ICOs.
“We at Orrick believe that advances in financial technology – particularly the adoption of blockchain technology – will provide innovation and development for both consumers and institutions alike. We are proud to be at the forefront of this transformative sector, but we also know it is of the utmost importance to promote positive and effective dialogue, regulation and implementation. We are thrilled to join the WSBA as a corporate partner and to help further their mission” said Christopher Austin, global co-head of Orrick’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency group.
TokenSoft, Inc. offers a suite of technology and security products that enables companies to use digital assets as a growth strategy. From startups and funds to enterprises and investment banks, TokenSoft's white label platform provides a suite of technology and security products for the entire lifecycle of the sale, issuance, and management of security tokens and other digital assets.
“We are excited to work with the WSBA and its members to extend the use cases of Finance 2.0. As a technology company seeking to expand how financial services companies grow their businesses with digital securities on the blockchain, TokenSoft shares in the objectives of WSBA” said Mason Borda, CEO and Co-Founder, TokenSoft.
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