PBI Webcast: Winning Numbers: Accounting and Finance for Lawyers

Winning Numbers: Accounting and Finance for Lawyers 2020
Aug. 24th

Financial, business and accounting issues are at the heart of many legal problems. This nationally-acclaimed seminar goes well beyond traditional "debit and credit" to offer you a refreshing perspective and simple solutions for wading through complicated rules, terminology and analysis.
Discover how common business transactions are summarized in financial statement form. Use Moore's proven methods for working effectively with statements offered by your client, your opponent, experts...even your firm's accountant. The practical illustrations used throughout the day will shed new light on accounting concepts as they are applied to legal issues.
A carefully constructed series of informative aids will assist you in the prevention and detection of financial statement manipulation and Moore's simple, but insightful checklists will help you analyze a complete set of "time value of money" concepts.
This program makes sense of the role and scope of accountants' services and reports as they are pertinent to legal practitioners. The comprehensive course materials are carefully designed with numerous checklists and worksheets to help you make your practice more effective and self assured.
Program highlights
Using accounting, finance and business terminology effectively when drafting and negotiating
Utilizing accounting concepts and practices to resolve legal problems
Detecting financial statement manipulation
Reviewing case studies to reveal hidden pitfalls in financial statements
Program schedule
9:00 - 10:30 am
Introduction to Accounting and Financial Statements
A practical approach to key accounting principals
Financial statements and basic accounting methodology
Using worksheets and lighthearted hypothetical transactions to develop a set of financial statements, a great tool for learning how financial statements come together!
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Drafting Tips, Lawyers Alerts and Practical Illustrations
The aspects of finance and accounting that are of significance to lawyers, including discovery of documents
Drafting provisions regarding financial statements to protect your clients
Contingent liabilities and the roles of lawyer and accountant
12:15 - 12:45 pm
12:45 - 2:15 pm
Financial Statement Fraud and Manipulation
A checklist to highlight the most significant ways in which financial statements are manipulated
How audits are conducted to detect financial statement chicanery and the limits of those procedures
A checklist to highlight the most significant ways in which financial statements are manipulated
2:15 - 2:30 pm
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Financial Statement Analysis, Time Value of Money, and Accountants' Services and Reports
Use a 10-step checklist to analyze a hypothetical set of financial statements, learning key ratios and analysis tools that can be applied to any set of financials
Understand "present value" concepts that underlie all financial decisions
Review standard accountants' reports - the scope and limitations of their examinations

Tuition includes a digital copy of the speaker's materials. Course materials are not available for separate purchase.

5 substantive
1 ethics

Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00

Monday, August 24, 2020 -
09:00 to 16:00
240 South Main Street
Butler, PA 16001
POINT (-79.8949644 40.859704)