Finance and Accounting for Lawyers: Mini MBA Part I


Monday, July 16, 2012



Prudential Dryden Hall
751 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
United States





CLE Credits:

2.5 hrs


Accounting for Lawyers/Mini MBA Part 1- Newark NJ
The program will cover the key financial, accounting and economic concepts, principles, and terminology to increase attorney communication and collaboration with their clients.
Key takeaways:
  • Understand foundational finance, accounting and economics terminology and principles
  • Understand the basic financial statements -- the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and statement of shareholders’ equity
  • Understand "core” accounting concepts, eg. the matching principle and accrual accounting, historical cost, tax basis and fair value accounting and valuation methodologies
  • Identify and appropriately use financial & accounting information for legal and regulatory matters
  • Common claims and defenses in M&A litigation, and how accounting issues, valuations and M&A deal terms, such as earn-out provisions, are interpreted by the courts.
  • Effective use of financial statement disclosures and footnotes, legal issues and use of valuations in M&A litigation, and more.



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