Business Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis for Lawyers

Attorneys play an active role in business transactions every day in connection with mergers and acquisitions, estates and gifts, divorce, filings with the SEC, etc. This includes attorneys who are in private practice or in with a company. Understanding business valuations and financial statements form a cornerstone of most of these transactions. In fact, the business world today and the financial work involved demands that today's lawyer understand the value and financial reporting of a business. This course will help attorneys to better understand the methodology and techniques involved in business valuations. This will also include basic financial statement analysis. Topics will include the proper standards for valuation, valuation methodology, cash flow analysis, financial analysis techniques, financial reporting issues, international standards, and specific uses of valuations. 
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Course Information
Course #: LAW 160
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Business and Corporate Law, Tax and Estate Planning
Credit Hours: Two credit hours.