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    • 21585-01
    • Legal Accounting
    • Baxter
    • Thu 12:10 PM-2:00 PM
    • 2
    • -
    • open enrollment
    • exam required

    Legal Accounting (21585). 2 units. This course will introduce the student to (i) financial statements and accounting mechanics, (ii) underlying accounting concepts and principles, and (iii) differences between accountants and lawyers (touching on business organization, the question of who is the client, and ethical standards). Roughly, the first third of the course will concentrate on mastering basic accounting concepts and mechanics. The last two-thirds of the course will introduce the student to various accounting topics, together with related case law, Sarbanes-Oxley provisions, and other legal and practical concerns. Throughout the course, accounting issues will be illustrated by reference to, and analysis of, recent events in the news. By the end of the course, the student should be conversant with basic accounting and major accounting issues, and he/she should be able to understand the accounting implications flowing from legal decisions in such fields as tax, securities and business law. Scheduled examination (answers only). R. Baxter.

    Location: SLB - 128 (Thu)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 20358
    Exam: 5/06/2015 at 9:00 AM SLB: 129
    Questions are not available online
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    Length: 2 hour(s)