Accounting and Finance for Lawyers in a Nutshell

Accounting and Finance for Lawyers in a Nutshell

Author: Meyer, Charles H.
Edition: 6th
Copyright Date: 2017
  • Edition: 6th
  • Publication Date: April 28th, 2017
  • ISBN: 9781634608510
  • Subject: Accounting
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This product provides a well-rounded summary of the relevant accounting areas from basic financial statements to complex earnings-per-share ratios and corporate finance and valuation. Learn how to recognize revenue, expenses, assets, and liabilities. It reviews accounting principles for many different areas, including acquisitions, investments, long-term debt, leases, stocks, and partnerships. It also discusses recent developments such as adoption of new requirements to place most operating leases on the lessee’s balance sheet, a new principles based approach to accounting for revenue, refinements in the accounting for stock options, and revised rules for applying the lower of cost or market rule to inventory.