Corporate Counselor S Business Handbook

Author: Angela Adams
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735582897
Size: 70.57 MB
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Heightened regulations - including Sarbanes-Oxley and the newly enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act - have placed greater responsibility upon attorneys involved in financial transactions. General Counsel are now even asked to sign off on financial statements. And they must understand what they're signing. Accounting is the language of business. And if you can't speak the language, you'll eventually run into errors in translation, confusion in meaning - or worse. Corporate Counselor's Business Handbook provides very specific, practical guidance, enabling you to: Read Balance Sheets, Income Statements, and Cash Flow Statements with Confidence Understand a Company's Financial Metrics Competently Engage in Business Valuation Easily Interact with Clients on Business Topics Read Annual Reports Efficiently Fully Grasp the Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Debt Identify Problems in a Wide Array of Business Areas Apply Basic Accounting Principles - and Recognize When They're Not Being Applied! If you're an attorney providing counsel on business matters, this book can save you months of study and perhaps years of headache. Corporate Counselor's Business Handbook has been updated to include: Discussion of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act New case study examining the financials of DreamWorks Animation, Inc. Updated analysis of financial statements for Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Toyota, McDonald's, Target, Starbucks, Sears, Southwest, and JetBlue

Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook

Author: Theodore L. Banks
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735593817
Size: 52.58 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Corporate Compliance has changedand—stricter guidelines now impose criminal penalties for activities that were previously considered legal. The and“business judgmentand” rule that protected the decisions of officers and directors has been severely eroded. The Corporate Federal Sentencing Guidelines of the U.S. Sentencing Commission require an effective compliance program, but even if you follow their requirements to the letter, you wonand’t really know if your compliance program works or if you have created a corporate culture that supports compliance. Now, with the completely updated Second Edition of Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, youand’ll have help in creating a complete compliance system that complies with federal regulations and meets your specific corporate needs. Unlike the complicated or incomplete resources available today, Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition provides explanatory text and background material in two convenient formats: print and electronic. The accompanying CD-ROM contains reference materials, forms, sample training materials and other items to support program development. Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition gives you a unique combination: the essentials of the key laws your corporation must address, specific compliance regulations, and practical insights into designing, implementing, and managing an effectiveand—and efficientand—legal compliance program. It will help you identify the risks your company faces, and devise a system to address those risks. It will help you create a targeted compliance program by examining the risks attached to job descriptions, creating the appropriate corporate policies, establishing control programs, communicating effectively, and testing the effectiveness of your program. Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition will show you: How to ensure that your company establishes an effective compliance program How to master practical risk assessment tools How to identify any special risks posed by you clientand’s type of business How to make sure that each employee involved in a business process understands his or her individual responsibility in the companyand’s legal compliance program

Legal Opinion Letters

Author: M. John Sterba
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735530815
Size: 59.71 MB
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The demand for legal opinions is growing while the ground rules keep changing. Keep abreast of the latest developments with the third edition of Legal Opinion Letters. This unique guide covers all aspects - drafting, requesting, receiving, interpreting and evaluating - of both client and third-party legal opinion letters. Legal Opinion Letters provides comprehensive coverage not only of the standard corporate and securities third-party opinion letters, but also real estate opinions, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, letters to auditors, international opinions, and liability just to name a few. Special attention is given to exposure to liability, an area of great concern to the opinion practice attorney. It also examines the current content of actual letters used to address these topics. All of this valuable information is provided in light of current case law, the ABA Legal Opinion Report, The TriBar Report and several excellent state bar reports. It is a contributed work with introductory chapters by M. John Sterba, Jr., and additional chapters by a host of other expert pracitioners. The advice you find in Legal Opinion Letters may very well affect your very next legal opinion.

Litigation Services Handbook 2016 Cumulative Supplement

Author: Roman L. Weil
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119244617
Size: 14.94 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The financial expert's litigation 'bible', updated and expanded The updated Litigation Services Handbook is an indispensable reference for financial experts offering litigation support services. The text is a robust framework for all aspects of the litigation process, written by experts drawing upon years of institutional knowledge, experience, and techniques. It can be used alone or in conjunction with Litigation Services Handbook, Fifth Edition. A wide variety of cases illustrate important concepts, and in-depth, actionable coverage spans trial preparation, testimony, deposition, investigation, and more. This update includes the latest procedures and changes to the law, and a discussion on emerging technology explores its impact on the financial expert's practice. Two new chapters have been added to provide additional insight into the accountant's role in litigation, the the focus on investigation makes this book a highly practical reference for any practitioner in the field. The increased need for financial witnesses and consultants to litigators has created plentiful opportunity for accountants, economists, and other practitioners. This book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for each step of the litigation process, to help practitioners enhance their practice in the courtroom and beyond. Leverage financial expertise to provide litigation support services Successfully prove damages with effective investigation techniques Maintain authority while presenting accurate, thorough, and eloquent testimony Get up to date on new technology and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation Litigation support requires a specific skill set and knowledge base, some of which may fall outside of everyday procedure, and all of which continue to evolve with new procedures, tools, and methods. Litigation Services Handbook, 2016 Cumulative Supplement provides the most up-to-date case law and best practices financial experts need to know.

Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook

Author: Theodore L. Banks
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735593817
Size: 16.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Corporate Compliance has changedand—stricter guidelines now impose criminal penalties for activities that were previously considered legal. The and“business judgmentand” rule that protected the decisions of officers and directors has been severely eroded. The Corporate Federal Sentencing Guidelines of the U.S. Sentencing Commission require an effective compliance program, but even if you follow their requirements to the letter, you wonand’t really know if your compliance program works or if you have created a corporate culture that supports compliance. Now, with the completely updated Second Edition of Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, youand’ll have help in creating a complete compliance system that complies with federal regulations and meets your specific corporate needs. Unlike the complicated or incomplete resources available today, Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition provides explanatory text and background material in two convenient formats: print and electronic. The accompanying CD-ROM contains reference materials, forms, sample training materials and other items to support program development. Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition gives you a unique combination: the essentials of the key laws your corporation must address, specific compliance regulations, and practical insights into designing, implementing, and managing an effectiveand—and efficientand—legal compliance program. It will help you identify the risks your company faces, and devise a system to address those risks. It will help you create a targeted compliance program by examining the risks attached to job descriptions, creating the appropriate corporate policies, establishing control programs, communicating effectively, and testing the effectiveness of your program. Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, Second Edition will show you: How to ensure that your company establishes an effective compliance program How to master practical risk assessment tools How to identify any special risks posed by you clientand’s type of business How to make sure that each employee involved in a business process understands his or her individual responsibility in the companyand’s legal compliance program

Handbook Of Counseling Women

Author: Mary Kopala
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761926402
Size: 51.95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Handbook of Counseling Women addresses current theories, research, and issues relevant to the mental and physical well-being of women. Edited by Mary Kopala and Merle A. Keitel, this comprehensive volume is divided into three parts. Part One focuses on theoretical, sociocultural, biological, and developmental considerations. Part Two is devoted to assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. Part Three covers supervision, research, and ethics. Most chapters include case studies, recommendations for further reading, and resources for clients. Essential reading for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and psychiatric nurses, this handbook will also appeal to graduate and undergraduate students in counseling, clinical psychology, and clinical social work courses.

Butterworths In House Lawyers Handbook

Author: Ian Jones
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781405755504
Size: 11.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Butterworths In House Lawyers' Handbook is the first and only text to bring together all the practical guidance, precedents, expert commentary and key source material for the in-house law department.In-house lawyers in all types of institutions will benefit from the insights Ian Jones’ commentary provides. The book covers all the key planks of the internal legal advisors’ role, from managing a legal team to handling the procurement process.In today's world, in-house counsel in businesses and the public sector are expected to have a thorough understanding of the aims and activities of their institution, and relate that understanding to the advice they give their employer. Aside from this requirement, the in-house lawyer needs a high level understanding of a range of legal issues in multiple jurisdictions and to know how to access that information quickly. This book assists that by providing key precedents and accessible information on a range of the most common issues in core jurisdictions.Butterworths In House Lawyers’ Handbook also:* Helps in-house legal teams demonstrate their value to the business and especially to the FD* Provides comprehensive best practice guidance on the role of the in-house lawyer* Includes useful precedents* Is accessible and portable* Teaches you how to make decisions about the legal team and outsourcing/in-sourcing based on value to the business* Collates useful black letter sources, making it a one-stop shop* Is of use particularly to in-house lawyers newly managing teams* Benefits solicitors in private practice by providing unique insights into the world of clients

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602393206
Size: 65.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.