On Demand

Analyzing the Legalities and Importance of a Company's Balance Sheet

1h 4m

Created on November 19, 2020





This course, presented by business and tax law attorney Dr. Bart Basi, reviews the history and importance of accounting and proper record keeping for any business entity. These foundational skills are critical for any attorney representing business entities, in order to better advise clients on any related legal issues. The course will address balance sheets in detail, including how to develop a cash management perspective, and will provide an in-depth look at inventory on a balance sheet. Lastly, this program addresses the actual analysis of financial statements.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify items on a balance sheet

  2. Recognize what the numbers on a balance sheet represent

  3. Spot and discuss potential legal problems with clients

  4. Conduct a simple ratio analysis and explain it to a client

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