Accounting and Finance for Lawyers in a Nutshell

Accounting and Finance for Lawyers in a Nutshell

Author: Meyer, Charles H.
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2013
  • Publication Date: October 31st, 2012
  • ISBN: 9780314285645
  • 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. The text reviews accounting principles for many different areas, including investments, long-term debt, leases, stocks, and partnerships. It also discusses recent developments such as expanded use of fair values in financial statements and guidance on how to determine fair value, accounting for service agreements in securitizations, and revised rules on accounting for acquisitions.