CRMCP: Corporate Credit and Risk Analysis, Bankruptcies & Restructurings

Session Four

Time: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Track: Credit Risk Management Certificate Program (CRMCP)
Room: Acacia I-III


In this session, Holmes examines how numbers may be distorted in order to flatter a borrower’s position. Sometimes this is legal, sometimes it is fraudulent. Clearly, as a company moves into the zone of financial distress, the temptation to push accounting boundaries increases. He also discusses various ways that such maneuvers may be identified.

Prerequisites: Two years’ experience in a credit-related function or attendance at the Fundamentals of Credit Risk Analysis seminar or eLearning program.  

1.5 hrs CPE – Management Advisory Services; 1.5 hrs CE


  • Learn how creative accounting can distort the financial picture and how to detect problem indicators.