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Use of Financial Statements for Legal Professionals

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Understanding and using financial statements in a legal environment

"Last Kick at the Can 2015": Thursday, December 10, 2015; Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Last Kick at the Can 2015": Monday, December 14, 2015; Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Original course: Thursday, April 16, 2015)

Who should attend: Corporate/commercial lawyers and business litigators at all levels of experience and from all Canadian jurisdictions; this course is also of interest to legal staff who deal with financial statements and family law practitioners.

Learning level: All levels

Every corporate/commercial lawyer and business litigator must be able to understand and use financial statements to serve business clients more effectively. At this workshop you will learn about basic accounting concepts and what financial statements reveal about a company, including its performance and viability. You will also learn what financial statements do not tell you. Whether you are new to this area or need a refresher, you can't afford to miss this popular course!

After taking this course, you will be able to...

  • understand the principles involved in creating a set of financial statements for a business
  • read a set of financial statements and assess the financial position and operating performance of a company
  • identify some of the warning signs of potential fraud
  • understand the different types of public accountant reports and the reliance that can be placed on each
  • understand the basic approaches to valuing a company

Words of praise from past attendees!

“Excellent, obviously very experienced presenters, very good at simplifying complex concepts.”

“I think the presenters provided information at a level that was perfect.”

“This is one of the most effective CLE’s that I have attended.”

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 5 hours. Please note: This course does not contain any content in the areas of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. If you register for this course, however, you will receive a complimentary non-transferrable registration to either:

By completing either of the above two courses before December 31, 2015, you will obtain 1 CPD hour which involves professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.

Course Chair
Kiu Ghanavizchian, MBA, CA — Blair Mackay Mynett Valuations Inc., Vancouver

"Last Kick at the Can 2015" Rebroadcasts: $475

Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

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CLEBC Program Coordinator
Jessica Post

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