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Why You Should Attend
Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business. Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. This entertaining and immersive “serious game” trains lawyers to understand, read and interpret financial statements and to apply their findings in the decision-making process. Working in this self-paced simulation will help eliminate uncertainty and lack of confidence associated with working with financial statements.
What You Will Learn
- Understand what a balance sheet, income and cash flow statement can tell you about a company and its business objectives
- Discover what the interrelation is between a balance sheet, income and cash flow statement
- Analyze and understand the contents of a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement
- Identify the key line items used in a balance sheet, income and cash flow statement
- Learn which tools to use to analyze financial information (computing ratios, comparing trends)
- Identify quantitative and qualitative red flags in a balance sheet, income and cash flow statement
- Use the findings and interpretation of the contents of a financial statement (and related information) to advise your client
Who Should Attend
Any attorney who works with financial information whether in the course of business transactions, including M&A and corporate financing transactions, securities filings, or in the context of litigation, will benefit from this program.