Third Idiot Charged in Elaborate Post-It Eating Insider Trading Scheme

Do you all remember the Post-It note eating fools the SEC accused of insider trading? Well, now the SEC has charged the alleged "middleman," who was the one the SEC claimed was eating the Post-it notes...
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15 Reasons Why EY’s BuzzFeed Post Is a Bunch of Malarkey

BuzzFeed will let anyone and their mama post on their platform, including myself (see: 13 Things Only People Who Are Human Will Understand). Not wanting to be left out of the fun, EY has partnered (read:...
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Hoarders Anonymous for Unstructured Data

Do you have a storage area where you keep items you rarely or never use? Do you periodically sort out your stuff, or do you keep collecting items of debatable value? It’s human nature to hold...
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Accounting News Roundup: The Ghost of Tom Petters; PwC’s Latest Conquest; The Best Compliance | 09.19.14

Alibaba's IPO Priced at $68 a Share [WSJ]China's middle class is HOT James Hansmann, 86-year-old accountant from Agawam, permanently barred from preparing tax returns, must pay nearly $500k in federal...
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Footnotes: A Bad Accountant With Promise; New IRS Troubles; Stop Working | 09.18.14

Penn West Jumps as Goals Kept After Accounting Review Restatements are magic! [Bloomberg] TODAY [Twitter] Find out why you should be a CGMA Today: http://t.co/BK7aM3jeIz — CGMA (@CGMA) September 18,...
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Why You Must Identify Risks in SharePoint Technology #SPTechCon

SharePoint stakeholders can’t know their risks without knowing their requirements. And they can’t know their risks without knowing the potentially adverse effects of those risks. Bill English,...
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Grant Thornton Has a Fight Song and It’s As Awful As You Might Expect

Grant Thornton is in the anniversary mood and wants its people to get on board, too. In that spirit, they are looking for staff to make their best GT fight song video. Show your Grant Thornton spirit!To...
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#TBT: That Time PwC Consulting Named Themselves After Everyone’s Least Favorite Day

From The Wall Street Journal June 9, 2002: PwC Consulting became the latest consultancy to flee headlong from the tarnish on the once-sterling accounting profession, announcing it will change its name...
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The 20 Most Overrated Things in Accounting

You may have noticed several lists floating around your corner of the Internets these days; 33 Top People Under 33, 1000 Most Influential People in Expat Tax, 15 Failed CPA Exam Candidates Who Will Change...
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Free CPE: Communication Styles: Embracing Differences

View the Webinar Follow this link to register or access the recording. After this seminar has passed, the recording will still be available. CPE CREDIT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LIVE ATTENDEES ONLY. Event...
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