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December 6, 2022

Footnotes: IFRS Someday (Maybe); Justice in Refco Fraud (Not Grant Thornton); Accounting Royalty (By Marriage) | 11.16.12

Investors Predict U.S. Will Adopt IFRS Fifty-seven percent of investors anticipate the SEC will one day require reporting under IFRS, with more investors agreeing than disagreeing that the long-term benefits of adoption would outweigh the costs, 41 percent compared to 29 percent. [AT]

Ex-Refco Lawyer Guilty of Aiding $2.4 Billion Fraud [Bloomberg]

Diamond Foods: When Accounting Goes Wrong [CFO]

These Are By Far the Dumbest Ways to Die [Gawker]

Everybody Poops, So Why Do So Many Women Avoid Going at Work? [Jezebel]

College Student from New City, Son of Madoff Accountant, Dies in Apparent Suicide [NPP]

Missouri accountant is set to marry Ugandan princess Ugandan Princess Ruth Komuntale, 23, graduated from American University in Washington D.C. last year. Her fiance, 30-year-old Christopher Thomas, works at the Discovery Channel in nearby Silver Spring, Md. He proposed at a local Ruth’s Chris Steak House, according to an article on American University's alumni news site. [NBC]

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