Follow the money. Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue. So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for that crucial piece of information for your transaction or investigation, knowing some basic accounting concepts can give you a broader understanding of those legal issues before you.
Basics of Accounting for Lawyers features introductory accounting lessons designed for the non-accountant attorney, drawing from real-world examples of the legal and accounting crossroads that many lawyers in the audience have encountered or soon will. Attendees will learn about various financial statements and how to decode them, including the balance sheet, statement of cash flows, income statement and notes to the financial statements. The program will also include topics on accounting fraud, damages calculation, related regulatory trends and legal ethics, giving attendees a comprehensive look at common areas where accounting and law meet.
Day 1: Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 8:00am - 3:30m
Day 2: Friday, May 19, 2017 | 8:00am - 2:45pm
Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast at this seminar.
CLE Credit: 1.5 Dual | 9.25 General