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September 19, 2011

Burns to Speak at Turnaround Management Association

October 20, 2011 — Join the colleagues from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI), Risk Management Association (RMA) and Financial Executives International (FEI) for a fall educational and networking opportunity.

WTAS Managing Director, Kevin Burns, will speak on the Finance and Accounting Fundamentals for the Business Lawyer. Do you have occasion to speak with clients’ CFOs or banks? Are you a lawyer who does not also happen to be a CPA or MBA? Then this half-day presentation is for you. Topics covered will include:

    * The nuts and bolts of financial statements
    * Committing financial fraud for fun and profit
    * Tell-tale signs that your client may be financially challenged
    * Some basics on valuation and why valuation is the real driver of financial restructurings
    * Tax treatment of debt forgiveness

October 20, 2011
Chicago, IL