IMA Breakfast - Cryptocurrency / Blockchain / Cyber Security (Zoom Breakfast)

When:  Jan 31, 2023 from 07:30 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
Associated with  Long Island Chapter

John P. Kavanaugh CPA
PKF O'Connor Davies

John P. Kavanaugh, CPA, is a Partner in the PKF
O’Connor Davies financial services tax practice. John has over
11 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting
services to clients in the financial services industry.

The clients he services include hedge funds, private equity, family office, and high net worth individuals. John provides tax compliance for all entities types and consulting services including but not limited to, tax structuring, reviewing operating agreements and waterfall allocations, and tax planning strategies.

John is actively involved in the Firm’s cryptocurrency and digital assets tax practice. He has experience providing tax compliance and consulting for cryptocurrency miners, funds and lending companies.

John also works extensively in the international tax arena regarding consulting services involving Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standards(CRS).

John is a member of various tax committees with the NYSSCPA including Partnerships and LLCs, International and Cannabis.

Daniel E. Shapiro

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek

Dan Shapiro is a partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. and a member of firm’s Commercial Litigation Department.

Dan Shapiro focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, with specific attention to partnership-related business disputes. The matters he handles regularly involve disputes between feuding business partners, shareholders, limited liability members and other contracting parties. He has handled several commercial cases from inception up through and including trial, as well as on appeal. Dan also advises corporate clients on employment matters, financial matters and issues of corporate governance.

In addition to representing clients who operate in the private sphere, Dan has represented municipalities in both federal and state court litigation. There, he has successfully defended local laws facing constitutional challenge and has helped dispose of several cases brought against municipal employees and public officers.

Dan prides himself on finding creative ways to resolve disputes for his clients before
litigation proves inevitable but when a lawsuit cannot be avoided, that creativity
translates into effective advocacy both inside and outside the courtroom.

Prior to joining Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., Dan was a partner at a prominent Long Island law firm. While there, he also served as a member of that firm’s management committee.

Michele Calen Yen CPA
Senior Manager

PKF O'Connor Davies

Michele Calen Yen is a Senior Manager with PKF O’Connor Davies and has over 35 years of accounting and auditing experience. Her experience includes two years with the County of Nassau Comptroller’s Office and eight years as their auditor. She served as the Assistant Controller for the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island for five years. She has provided financial statement preparation services and client assistance to various municipalities and non-profits including closing out capital projects, grants management, and review of internal control systems.

Michele contributes her time to various associations, many as a committee or board member. She has been a presenter for the New York Government Finance Officers’ Association and Co-Chair of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Government Accounting and Auditing Conference. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Michele joined the Institute of Management Accountants as student member when she attended St. John’s University, Queens. She has been on many committees and served as the Long Island Chapter’s President for the 1993-1994 program year. She is currently serving on the Board as a Past President and was Moderator of the Chapter’s April 2021 Breakfast Webinar on Robotic Process Automation and the July 2021 Breakfast Webinar on Cyber Security.

LOCATION: The comfort of your home or office
When: Tuesday, January 31th, 2022
Login time: 7:15am - 7:30am 
Networking Session: 7:30am - 8:00am
Program Presentation with Q&A: 8:00am - 10:00am
CPE Credits: 2.0