Analysing financial tricks I: Income distributions - Workshop 2019

This workshop aims to provide you with an understanding of the nature of financial shenanigans, the nature of corporate actions and financial tricks of income distribution.

My Offerings


This workshop aims to provide you with basic and practical knowledge in understanding financial tricks. It discusses different types of corporate actions, the financial tricks for income distributions and possible early warning signals. Real-life cases will be used to illustrate the use of financial tricks.

Key topics covered:

  • What are financial shenanigans?
  • What are corporate actions?
  • Financial tricks for income distributions
  • Red flags
  • Real-life cases on understanding financial tricks

Trainer profile:

Dr M. K. Lai, Principal Consultant, Executive Training and Management Consultancy Company Limited

Since 2000, Dr Lai has been offering professional consulting services and quality training programs to many financial institutions, business firms, professional bodies and academic organizations. Dr Lai obtained a doctorate in finance at the London Business School. He is a CFA and he has published a number of professional books and articles.


  • Understand financial shenanigans in the financial markets
  • Identify different types of corporate actions
  • Recognise how companies make use of financial tricks in income distributions


This workshop is suitable for accountants, auditors, finance professionals and anyone who is interested in enhancing their understanding of financial tricks in income distributions.



3 hours

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