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Issues in Financial Reporting

Recording of a 60-minute CLE webinar

Conducted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Recorded event now available

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This CLE course is designed to equip legal professionals with the basic skills to determine signs of accounting fraud along with guidance on what to do when encountering such matters.


Legal professionals are expected to have basic financial skills and are encouraged to understand budgeting as part of project management in order to better serve clients and their respective organizations. This course is designed to provide lawyers and other legal support professionals a baseline of financial knowledge and skill to read, interpret and act upon financial documents. Financial literacy is a fundamental skill of the modern legal professional today, and a working knowledge of finance is imperative in meeting client expectations and practicing at the highest levels of the law.

This course will allow legal professionals to recognize and appropriately address issues in corporate finance reporting and analysis.



  1. Types of Fraud
  2. Sarbanes-Oxley
  3. Dissecting an Annual Report
  4. Bear Stearns Case Study
  5. Enron Case Study
  6. Future of Accounting


This course is part of a six course series in which students learn everything from the basic elements of finance to advanced concepts in financial statements.  These courses were created by Reuben Advani, a Yale and Wharton Business School educated financial expert, author and entrepreneur with many years of experience in finance and education.


Sims, Mike
Mike Sims


Mr. Sims is a 26-year veteran in legal education.  He works closely with leading law school administrators,...  |  Read More

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