Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2012: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know


PLI CA Center
685 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States
37° 47' 16.9692" N, 122° 24' 10.602" W
Thu, 2012-07-19

Robert S. Leach, assistant regional director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, San Francisco Regional ; Matthew D. Harrison, Latham & Watkins LLP; Stacie Kowalczyk, Burr Piger Mayer, Inc.

9 am - 5 pm day one, 9 am-4 pm day two
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11.5 CA hrs, including 1 ethics hr

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Basics of Accounting for Lawyers will also offer insight into the effective use of financial experts, accounting and financial issues where attorneys can put themselves at risk, and current accounting and business “hot” topics.

Attendees will learn  to understand Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and the accounting cycle; how to read a Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows, and  Notes to the Financial Statements; how lawyers can effectively  use accountants as experts; recent regulatory changes and views from those impacted or involved in the changes; and more.


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