Accounting and finance for lawyers in a nutshell /
by Charles H. Meyer, Senior Vice President, Taxes and Senior Tax Counsel, GE Capital Aviation Services.
Fifth edition.
St. Paul, MN. : West, [2013]
xxiii, 553 pages ; 19 cm.
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St. Paul, MN. : West, [2013]
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The basic financial statements -- The accounting process -- Generally accepted accounting principles -- Recognition of revenues and expenses -- Current assets and liabilities -- Accounting for inventories -- Property, plant, and equipment and depreciation -- Intangible assets -- Accounting for investments -- Accounting for long term debt -- Accounting for leases -- Accounting for other long term liabilities -- Accounting for stock and stockholders' equity -- Partnership accounting -- Accounting for business combinations -- Earnings per share and financial ratios -- Special reporting issues -- Corporate finance : valuation -- International accounting issues -- Appendix A. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 -- Appendix B. Time value of money.
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Includes index.
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This product provides a well-rounded summary of the relevant accounting areas from basic financial statements to complex earnings-per-share ratios and corporate finance and valuation. Learn how to recognize revenue, expenses, assets, and liabilities. It reviews accounting principles for many different areas, including investments, long-term debt, leases, stocks, and partnerships. It also discusses recent developments such as expanded use of fair values in financial statements and guidance on how to determine fair value, accounting for service agreements in securitizations, and revised rules on accounting for acquisitions.

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