Business & Finance For Lawyers

To provide law students who intend to read commercial law electives with a foundation in accounting, finance and other related business concepts. It covers topics such as interpretation and analysis of standard financial statements, the types of players and instruments in the financial markets and the basic framework of a business investment market.The course will employ a hypothetical simulation where lawyers advise on several proposals involving the acquisition and disposal of assets by a client. The issues covered in the hypothetical will include asset valuation models, financing options and techniques, and compliance with accounting and regulatory frameworks.

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