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14 May 2012 - 15 May 2012
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PLI’s Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2012: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Webcast
PLI’s Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2012: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know
May 14-15, 2012

New York, NY

PLI’s Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2012: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using “real life” examples of accounting issues that attorneys commonly face.  It 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.

What you will learn:

  • Understanding Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and the accounting cycle
  • How to read the 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
  • Awareness of different accounting and reporting frameworks and requirements
  • Ethical issues for attorneys and accountants

To register, please use the following links:

New York:  http://www.pli.edu/re.aspx?pk=35420&t=BDM2_2ACCT

Webcast:  http://www.pli.edu/re.aspx?pk=35424&t=BDM2_2ACCT

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