Corporate Counselor s Business Handbook

Author: Angela Adams
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735582897
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Handbook of Counseling Women

Author: Mary Kopala
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483385329
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Handbook of Counseling Women, edited by Mary Kopala and Merle Keitel, draws together a nationally recognized group of contributing scholars and practitioners to address current theories, research, and issues relevant to the mental and physical well-being of women. Comprehensive and accessible, the Second Edition is organized into three parts covering theoretical, sociocultural, biological, and developmental considerations; assessment, diagnosis, and intervention; and supervision, research, and ethics. The reorganization of this new edition includes more sections and chapters giving special attention to such topics as women and poverty, intimate partner violence, women’s career barriers, and considerations for specific ethnic groups.

Legal Opinion Letters

Author: M. John Sterba
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735530815
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

The New Handbook of Counseling Supervision

Author: L. DiAnne Borders
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1135603901
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The second edition of this ground-breaking book continues the mission of its predecessor: to provide a "best principles" and "best practices" overview of the counseling supervision process, one that is firmly rooted in the recent explosion of empirical research in this field. Sponsored by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the presentation is targeted primarily at master's-level practitioners who want "how-to" applications of the research literature (with examples) rather than a comprehensive review of the supervision literature. Like the first edition, this revised book is also a useful supplement for more academic texts used for doctoral-level instruction in counseling supervision. Key changes in this new edition include greater attention to multicultural and diversity issues and new chapters on group supervision and on technology. Also new are discussion questions and vignettes meant to enhance application of key concepts in each chapter as well as more sample materials and forms for practice.

Litigation Services Handbook 2016 Cumulative Supplement

Author: Roman L. Weil
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119244617
Format: PDF
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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
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

The Inside Counsel Revolution Resolving the Partner Guardian Tension

Author: Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr.
Publisher: Ankerwycke
ISBN: 9781634252799
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In the past 25 years, there has been a revolution in the legal profession. General Counsel and other inside lawyers have risen in quality, responsibility, power and status. Once second class citizens in corporations and the legal profession, they have become core members of top corporate management, equaling in importance the Chief Financial Officer and the finance function. Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. has led that revolution in his nearly 20 years as the top lawyer at GE. In this analytic and prescriptive book, he describes the essence of that transformation and the modern role of inside counsel: the key functions, relationships, issues, problems and dilemmas, and argues for the role of inside counsel as lawyer-statesman, motivated not just by the desire for income but by broader values of integrity and corporate citizenship."

Occupational Outlook Handbook 1994 1995

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788107948
Format: PDF
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A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive "encyclopedia" of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.

Handbook of Family Therapy

Author: Thomas L. Sexton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136340114
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Integrative, research-based, multisystemic: these words reflect not only the state of family therapy, but the nature of this comprehensive handbook as well. The contributors, all well-recognized names who have contributed extensively to the field, accept and embrace the tensions that emerge when integrating theoretical perspectives and science in clinical settings to document the current evolution of couples and family therapy, practice, and research. Each individual chapter contribution is organized around a central theme: that the integration of theory, clinical wisdom, and practical and meaningful research produce the best understanding of couple and family relationships, and the best treatment options. The handbook contains five parts: • Part I describes the history of the field and its current core theoretical constructs • Part II analyzes the theories that form the foundation of couple and family therapy, chosen because they best represent the broad range of schools of practice in the field • Part III provides the best examples of approaches that illustrate how clinical models can be theoretically integrative, evidence-based, and clinically responsive • Part IV summarizes evidence and provides useful findings relevant for research and practice • Part V looks at the application of couple and family interventions that are based on emerging clinical needs, such as divorce and working in medical settings. Handbook of Family Therapy illuminates the threads that are common to family therapies and gives voice to the range of perspectives that are possible. Practitioners, researchers, and students need to have this handbook on their shelves, both to help look back on our past and to usher in the next evolution in family therapy.

Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook

Author: Theodore L. Banks
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735593817
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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