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September 28, 2023

Accounting News Roundup: Narcissistic CEOs and Book Cooking; GE’s Wordy Annual Report; Big 4 Employees Attempt to Organize in Israel | 06.02.15

Companies with narcissists for CEOs tend to use shadier accounting practices [BI]
And higher audit fees, according to a study. Oddly, the authors measure narcissism by "a combination of how much more the CEO is paid than the next highest paid executive at the company and the prominence of the CEO's picture in the company's annual reports."

The 109,894-Word Annual Report [CFOJ]
Not even General Electric can't even bring an annual report to life.

Who wants to talk about conflict minerals?

The 25 Companies Where Top Millennials Most Want To Work In 2015 [Forbes]
The IRS still has work to do.

Modern VideoFilm Founder Sues Medley Capital, Deloitte for $100 Million [Variety]
There's no business like show business.

Klaus Woeste joins Ernst & Young from KPMG [Reuters]
It's competitive poaching season.

Unionization wave reaches accountants PwC Kesselman [Globes]
PwC, EY, and KPMG firms in Israel have all taken steps to organize their workers.

Prioritize Your Life Before Your Manager Does It for You [HBR]
Just a reminder.

'Pot' church wins tax-exempt status [GDN]
Praise be to ganja.

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