Accounting, Data Analysis and Financial Reporting for Lawyers
The course covers accounting techniques in the contexts in which a lawyer is likely to confront accounting issues. It provides knowledge of fundamental accounting techniques and principles of recordation, presentation, and analysis of financial data. Students will also learn how to analyze various SEC disclosure documents, including SEC Form 10-K.
This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. It is open only to students who have had no accounting in college or graduate school.
Open to Tax LL.M. students.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; Trusts and Estates; Government/Public Sector; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy; General Practice – Transactional