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Accounting for Lawyers

Fall 2017 • Law 627 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Chris Culver

Introduction to accrual accounting and the application of accounting principles in legal contexts. Topics include preparation and analysis of financial statements, development of generally accepted accounting principles, responsibilities of auditors, the regulation of dividends and other distributions under state corporations acts, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and financial disclosure requirements of the federal securities laws.