||CPE Credit: 2 |
Course Level: Intermediate
It was the largest collapse of a financial institution in history; Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on September 15, 2008. The use of certain repurchase transactions (Repo 105) played a major role in the balance sheet manipulation leading up to the bankruptcy filing. This course will use the Lehman collapse to illustrate how rules-based accounting (GAAP) can be easily manipulated and how management can knowingly shop for legal opinions in order to cover questionable transactions.
You Will Learn How To:
Identify balance sheet manipulation
Understand how rules based accounting (GAAP) can be easily manipulated
Determine ways management can knowingly shop for legal opinions in order to cover questionable transactions
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PRESENTERS: Bruce Dubinsky, CFE, CPA, CVA, CFF
RECORDING DATE: November 21, 2013
DURATION: 100 MINUTES
FIELD OF STUDY: Accounting
Last Updated: January 2016
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