Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer, Third Edition

    By Robert B Dickie and Peter Russo

    Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer, Third Edition

    Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer, Third Edition

    By Robert B Dickie and Peter Russo

    The ability to understand what a company's financial statement shows is a highly valuable skill for lawyers. Written for lawyers, this updated best-seller takes you through key principles of corporate finance and accounting with guidance on how to analyze financial reports and understand basic and advanced techniques of valuing companies. Includes a valuable glossary of terms and abbreviations.

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    To help lawyers gain a practical, working knowledge of financial concepts, terminology, and documents, this new edition provides the know-how to translate a client's financial goals into practical legal solutions. Whether handling the sale of a company, negotiating a loan agreement, preparing disclosure documents, or handling securities cases, this book discusses the advantages and disadvantages of various methods, explains which valuation techniques are suitable for specific situations, and weighs the risks and rewards of creating value by acquisition.

    This comprehensive resource provides detailed guidance on how to analyze the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement. With added chapters and updates to stay current with the ever-changing and complex rules, this guide will help you:

    • Understand the content and purpose of financial statements and the rules by which they are prepared
    • Identify and avert securities fraud by knowing how to analyze revenues
    • Learn the warning signs in gross margins, operating margins, and net margins
    • Recognize the degree of liquidity or illiquidity the balance sheet indicates
    • Assess a company’s financial leverage
    • Learn how to monitor a company’s operating, investing, and financing activities
    • Identify whether a company is an absorber or generator of cash
    • Explore the M&A process
    • And much more!

    A detailed index and glossary of common terms and abbreviations and terms are also included.

    Product Details

    Publishers

    ABA Publishing

    ISBN

    9781641056373

    Page Count

    460

    Product Code

    5070780

    Trim Size

    7x10

    Publication Date

    3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

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