Introduction to Financial Due Diligence CLE
Introduction to Financial Due Diligence, Statements and Disclosure



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Course Description

This program was recorded on December 2, 2020

This session will provide guidance on financial due diligence, understanding financial statements and drafting financial disclosure. It will include tips on reviewing financial statements, comfort letters, audit reports as well as writing MD&A sections.

Attorney John Nelson ChrismanJohn Nelson Chrisman
John Chrisman is a corporate, M&A, and capital markets lawyer. His legal and business experience spans over 50 countries across six continents. John has over 30 years’ experience advising governments, companies and financial institutions on U.S. and international M&A, capital markets (equity and debt), private equity and venture capital transactions. He has lived and worked as a lawyer in Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney.

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1.5 General Credits

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Part 1 – Introduction to Financial Due Diligence

Part 2 – Understanding Financial Statements

Part 3 – Comfort Letters

Part 4 – Financial Disclosure (MD&A) Drafting