Accounting and Finance for Lawyers in a Nutshell, 4th Edition (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
Author: Charles H. Meyer
This nutshell 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. Reviews accounting principles for many different areas, including investments, long-term debt, leases, stocks, and partnerships. This edition 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.