Accounting News Roundup: SEC Witnesses; Forget Passion; Staying Focused at Work During a Breakup | 05.14.15

SEC Has Over 80 Agreements With Cooperating Witnesses [WSJ]
SEC enforcement director Andrew Ceresney says these agreements help the Commission win "tough settlements."

Grant Thornton grows Carolinas Financial Services Advisory practice [GT]
Tom Joseph will be a managing director in the Purple Rose of Chicago's Charlotte office. 

Kill the passion for work [FT]
Seems sensible.

AOL Deal’s Top-Secret Code Name: ‘Project Hanks’ [MB/WSJ]
Because "You've Got Mail." Get it? Yeah, dumb. 

How to Stay Focused at Work While You're Going Through a Breakup [Lifehacker]
Including a section for those of you who work with an ex.

GoPro's CEO Just Dropped $229 Million to Fulfill a Promise to His College Roommate [Bloomberg]
Nick Woodman promised to give Neil Dana "10 percent of any proceeds he received from the sale of the company’s shares."

Upstate NY ex-postal carrier faces prison for dumping Bed Bath & Beyond ads []
To be fair, inserts are annoying. "Jeffrey Wojcik, 36, of the Buffalo suburb of Cheektowaga faces up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to obstruction of the mails, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. A witness reported that the United States Postal Service employee failed to deliver a bundle of Bed Bath & Beyond store advertisements. The mail was later recovered and delivered."

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