A cryptocurrency is defined as a 100% digital asset that can be bought, sold, or traded. Its value is based entirely on supply and demand. There are thousands of different types of cryptocurrency, you’ve probably heard of some of the bigger names – Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Ethereum... How … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency? A Commodity or a Security – and why that makes all the difference!
Introducing Enterprise Risk Management Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a framework of processes, systems, and trained individuals that identifies, measures, manages, monitors and prioritizes potential risks. Rather than solving a single ‘problem’, it is a complete program, impacting all areas … [Read more...] about How Enterprise Risk Management paints a fuller picture and ensures a strong and stable future.
Overview Vine Associates worked with a prominent online sporting and gaming (eSports) company providing specialist auditing services and helping them prepare for their successful IPO in April 2021. Context eSports is characterized by a wide range of online video gaming events where professional … [Read more...] about Guiding our thriving eSports client through their IPO as primary auditor
Although any measurement of risk shows the volatility of a market, investors demand an accurate, reliable way to understand the comparative risk of losing money. In times of volatile market swings, companies and investors demand an accurate, reliable way to understand their financial … [Read more...] about Reconfiguring VaR for more responsive, up-to-date risk evaluation
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created RINs to help reduce the production of greenhouse gases and encourage the expansion of renewable energy as part of the Renewable Fuel Standards Program. US and foreign companies are now required by the EPA to submit a set number of these … [Read more...] about The Currency of Renewable Fuels: Renewable Identification Numbers (aka “RINS”)
Greg Montgomery, CFP/CPA Chief Financial Officer, Board Member and Former Big 4 CPA I am proud of the significant economic impact the oil and gas industry provides to our state and the nation. Producing over 41 percent of the nation’s oil, Texas energy producers leave a massive footprint on our … [Read more...] about President Biden, Don’t Write off Oil and Gas!