102 Finance 101 for In-House Counsel
Date & Time
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Caroline George Susan Markel Antonia Chion Marianela Peralta
For any global organization, the integration of legal and finance departments is critical. While the CFO analyzes financial reports and the GC tends to address business and compliance issues - your ability to understand accounting and finance will better equip you to handle the business matters beyond compliance. The session will review the basics of corporate finance. You’ll also hear from in-house legal counsel how they interact with their accounting and finance team.
-Decoding GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS ( International Financial Reporting Standards) -Reading & Analyzing financial reporting statements and disclosures  -Investigating potential financial fraud - Emphasizing  the importance of internal controls - Looking at financial statements through an SEC lens