Accounting News Roundup: CSC Settles with SEC; Fake Degree Dooms Marcum Partner; More on Disclosure Overload | 12.30.14

CSC to Pay $190 Million to Settle SEC Accounting Probe [Bloomberg]
Although the company won't be admitting or denying anything.

Fake Degree on Resume Brings Down Miami Forensic Accountant [DBR]
Eric Neuhof, now an ex-Partner at Marcum, claimed to have an M.A. in Accounting from Brooklyn College. Except Brooklyn College doesn't award an M.A. in Accounting, only an M.S. He tried to blame it on the marketing department. 

IRS Announces 2015 Filing Season Start Date [Forbes]
January 20, 2015.

Another Step Forward in Tackling Cyber-Security Risk [CW]
Please forward to Sony Pictures's Board of Directors.

How Couples Can Cope with Professional Stress [HBR]
For starters, don't compare your stress levels: "When you’ve had a long day and your partner is talking through his or her stresses, it’s tempting to let your partner know just how much bigger and more important your own issues are. But that only creates tension. Learn to simply listen and offer help to your partner."

The company disclose too much, methinks.

My guess is the counting will stop early in 2017.

Who Would Win in an All-Out Battle: Star Wars or Star Trek? [Gizmodo]
This is a great read and as nerdy as you'd expect. 

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