July NY Bridge the Gap


July NY Bridge the Gap

Start 07/31/2024 - 9:00 AM
End 07/31/2024 - 5:00 PM



This program will satisfy the skills and ethics requirements (including 1 cybersecurity) for first and second year newly admitted attorneys in New York.


The program will begin with a comprehensive look at financial concepts that lawyers need to know to make dealing with your clients’ financial matters more manageable and ethical.


The topics to be discussed include:


  • Introduction: How Lawyers Add Value to the Financial Function of a Company
  • Foundations of Modern Accounting and Financial Statements
  • Accounting Methodologies and Principles
  • Who’s Who in Financial Reporting
  • Private Company Accounting
  • Key Numbers and Ratios
  • Present Value Concepts and Business Valuations
  • The Lawyer’s Role in Financial Audits: Ethical Considerations
  • Basic Concepts of Financial Investment
  • Financial Fraud Schemes and Ethical Responsibilities


The afternoon will conclude with the cybersecurity threats lawyers are facing, as well as the precautions that should be implemented by attorneys, firms and their clients.


Topics include:


  • AI in cybersecurity
  • Scams and how to spot them
  • How to protect online meetings and proceedings
  • Securing your online identity and communications
  • Protecting client data
  • Protecting against data breaches
  • Best practices and ethical considerations
  • … and more



Faculty: Joseph Novello, CPA, MBA, The Financial Training Organization; Daler Radjabov, NYCLA’s Technology/Program Attorney


Moderator: Bari Chase, Esq., Director, NYCLA CLE Institute and Programs



9 NY Credits: 3 Ethics (1 Cybersecurity); 6 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 9 NJ Credits: 3 Ethics; 6 General



To register: click the Register button below. The website will prompt you to log in or create an account to complete the checkout. If you are not a member, please join the membership before completing the checkout to take advantage of the member’s price. Registration closes 30 minutes before the program.

For technical and account-related issues, please get in touch with us at dradjabov@nycla.org

Webinar Link: After completing the checkout, you will receive a separate email with webinar access instructions. That email will arrive closer to the program start time. If you are still waiting to receive an access email 30 minutes before the program, please email cle@nycla.org.

Course Materials: We will email the link to download course materials 30 minutes before the program starts.

CLE Certificates (if applicable): After verifying your attendance, we will add your certificate to the “Download CLE Certificates” page, which you can access from your “My Account” page.

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