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BBA: Accounting 101 for Lawyers

  • Boston Bar Association 16 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02108 United States (map)

From the BBA:

Description:

Join our panelists to learn:

  • The difference between auditors and forensic accountants
  • The basic attributes of financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) and valuable information that can be found in the footnotes.
  • The importance of understanding financial statements, what they are, the relevance, how to read them, key metrics and various ways in which they can be analyzed them.
  • Important metrics/considerations for damage analysis (business income losses, lost profits, post-closing disputes etc.)
  • Potential red flags for fraud