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Practising Law Pocket MBA: Finance for Lawyers June 2010

Sponsor of Event: Practising Law Institute
July 29 - 30, 2010
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Nashville, TN


July 29 - 30, 2010
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration Contact: PLI Customer Service 1.800.260.4754
Cost: $1,595.00

Why You Should Attend

An understanding of key accounting, financial and economic terminology and concepts will contribute to your ability to interact with and advise your clients about their critical issues. The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for both external and in-house attorneys. Litigators and transactional attorneys alike will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for the non-accountant attorney.

What You Will Learn

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of foundational finance, accounting and economics terminology and principles
  • Improve your ability to “navigate” and understand the basic financial statements - the balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and statement of owners’ equity
  • Become more familiar with “core” accounting concepts, such as mark to market/fair value accounting, cash vs. accrual accounting, impairment assessments, and more
  • Examine capital structures and corporate finance concepts, including financial ratios and analysis
  • Gain an understanding of managerial accounting concepts and an appreciation for managerial accounting as a source of relevant internal financial information
  • Expand your perspective on international accounting and finance considerations

Special Features

  • Newly redesigned program!
  • Earn one full hour of Ethics credit!
  • Program will benefit litigation and transactional attorneys!

Who Should Attend

Attorneys who work with financial information or business transactions, whether in litigation, M & A transactions or as in-house counsel, will benefit from this program.

Events Contact

Heather Stripling
T: 205.250.8332
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