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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 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Original date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

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 family law practitioners and legal staff who deal with financial statements.

Learning level: All

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: (For Rebroadcasts: a minimum of 0.25 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management) If you complete a Self-Paced eLearning course before December 31, 2017, you will obtain 1 CPD hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. As part of your registration, you receive a non-transferrable, complimentary registration to any eligible Self-Paced eLearning course—click here to see the list of course offerings.

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

Pricing  Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcast
Rebroadcast $469

Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast may differ from the CPD hours of the original, live program.

Webinar Archive: This course will be added to the Webinar Archive. See below to subscribe.

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*If your group includes a student, the first registration must be at the full rate if a lawyer is participating.

Unable to attend without financial support? Learn about our Bursary Program and Easy Pay Plan.

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CLEBC Program Coordinator
Jessica Post

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