Understanding Asset Bubbles - Canada's Debt Burden & Intro to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

There will be two topics covered during this webinar:

1. Understanding Asset Bubbles - Canada's Debt Burden

    Speaker: Anthony Scilipoti, FCPA, FCA, CPA of Veritas Investment Research

2. Introduction to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency - A walk-through of bitcoin past, present and a look at what’s coming in future

    Speaker: Pulkit Arora, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO 

On demand

3 CPD hours


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Course Description

Understanding Asset Bubbles - Canada's Debt Burden

Anthony uses his company’s award-winning forensic-based analytical process to explain how Canada’s economic dependence on housing and related industries could come to a screeching halt in 2018 under the weight of ballooning consumer debt. Learn how to prepare your investment portfolio.

The cost of the webinar is $59 (+tax), which you can pay by any credit card. You will earn 3 hours of PD credits when you register. We are pleased to offer an easy, inexpensive and enjoyable way to meet your PD requirements. 

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.  Should you have any ideas for topics, speakers, or anything else, feel free to contact Melanie Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CIM, CFE, CFF, ABV at 416-488-9590 x 225. 

Course Walkthrough

  • Pulkit Arora's Presentation
  • Anthony Scilipoti's Presentation
  • Anthony Scilipoti's Recording
  • Pulkit Arora's Recording
  • Certificate: January 23, 2018 GTAAN Event
  • Feedback / comments

About the Instructor(s)

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Pulkit Arora

Pulkit is a seasoned Project and Program Manager, with a background in finance, technology and business, and with more than seven years of global experience in leading IT and business Projects. He has managed more than 100 projects with budgets ranging between $200k and $20M. His recent endeavours have been focussed on working as an Agile transformation coach and a privacy technologist.  He also serves as an Advisory Board Member for Blockchain Canada, whose vision is keeping Canada at the forefront of emerging blockchain technologies.  He has also taken on the role of Canadian Local Advisor for a healthcare company in Germany (Healthbase) that is focusing on advancing medical research and healthcare.

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Anthony Scilipoti

Anthony and his partners founded Veritas Investment Research in 2000. He is a Fellow Chartered Public Accountant, a Fellow Chartered Accountant, a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a licenced portfolio manager. Anthony also serves as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission's Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee since 2006. In 2019, Anthony was appointed to the Board of the Capital Markets Advisory Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board. 

Anthony has been very active in accounting standard  setting since  2003. He is a former  member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board, the CICA's Emerging  Issues Committee, and was  the Chair of CPA Canada's Users Advisory Committee. 

Anthony began teaching in 1997 as a part-time accounting instructor at York University's Schulich School of Business in the MBA and BBA Programs. He was nominated for the  Teaching Excellence Award in 1997 and 2003. Several of Anthony's cases have been published in Cases in Financial Accounting: A Principles Based Approach, First Edition, 2006. While he no  longer  teaches full courses, he does guest lectures at the undergraduate and graduate levels and runs custom tra1n1ng programs on financial statement analysis and business valuation for the CFA societies in Canada and the U.S., CPA Canada, as well as Canadian and U.S. analysts  and portfolio managers.

Anthony is an advocate for investor rights. He is frequent media commentator and public speaker on issues related to financial accounting and disclosure and is considered an industry expert in special situations related to accounting. In 2006, Anthony was awarded the Award of Distinction by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario for his impact and leadership in the accounting profession among those under 40.

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