Understanding Company Accounts and Annual Reports of Listed Companies
This one-day course is aimed at fee earners who wish to develop their ability to perform fundamental analysis of published company accounts, make inter-company comparisons and understand the various ways of valuing a business. The course encourages participants to develop their understanding of the information available to shareholders, investors and professional advisors in a listed company’s annual report and to gain more confidence in using published financial information.
This one-day course is targeted at trainee solicitors who wish to understand and use the basic financial information that can be found in annual reports and accounts. It is also suitable for qualified solicitors from 0-2 years PQE who wish to refresh their knowledge or are moving into a new practice area. Generally the course aims to ensure that participants will obtain more value from financial statements as a research tool.
- Improve your ability to perform fundamental analysis of published accounts and inter-company comparisons;
- Increase your confidence in navigating annual reports and detecting risk through practical exercises based on a set of financial statements of a well-known listed company; and
- Improve your delivery of commercially relevant and client-focussed advice to internal and external stakeholders.