TITLE Accountants Guide to Practical Business Law for 2010+2011
SUBTITLE The latest changes that technology, modern risks and new laws are forcing on CPAs
AUDIENCE Partners, firm counsels, general counsels, business owners, CFOs
OBJECTIVE A CPA routinely encounters legal questions applicable to either the client or the firm. This course is chock full of tips, best practices and recent developments from a seasoned lawyer.
LEARN As the business world changes, so do the law and the best measures for staying out of trouble. Do you know the latest traps in business law? Do you know how to use technology to gain advantage and avoid liability?
  • Updated to cover the collection of business debts in difficult economic times
  • Implement new Federal Trade Commission 'Red Flag' rules to prevent customer identity theft
  • Practical case studies showing how different enterprises manage their electronic records
  • Get the terms you want in negotiations and business relationships
  • Avoid contract pitfalls
  • Exploit technology as a tool of negotiation
  • How to turn records into your allies
  • Accountants can be held liable for many missteps beyond just malpractice . . . do you know how to protect yourself and your firm?
  • Understand how computer forensics is changing even the best legal practices
  • Lessons from recent business scandals
  • Learn how savvy accountants know when crooks are abusing corporate computer networks
  • What new expectations does society have for law-abiding executives, enterprises and professional firms
  • How to acquire software or technology consulting
SPECIAL Materials contain references and URLs to outside materials for further reading
HOURS 8 (can be customized from 1 to 8 hours)
LEVEL Advanced
FOR Public accountants, Controllers, CFOs, CEOs, business executives, security officers
AREA Specialized Knowledge
INSTRUCTOR Benjamin Wright, Esq.
CUSTOM Mix and match topics to customize presentations for in-house and conferences