Footnotes: Lehman Leftovers; Small Business Freak-outs; EGCs Skipping Accounting Exemptions | 12.13.12

Lehman Troubles Not Over For Ernst & Young [Forbes]

Not All Companies Would Welcome a Lower Tax Rate [DealBook]

Ed Ketz, half of team Grumpies, is retiring from blogging. [GOA]

Small businesses are freaking out about the fiscal cliff now. [WaPo]

Roseville's Solar Power switches accounting firms KPMG is out. Crowe is in. [SBJ]

In other KPMG news, the firm will review the governance of the International Cycling Union and Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation. [CN] 

New IPOs Foregoing Accounting Exemptions: Report [CFOJ (Subscription)]

Mozilo Unbowed Says Countrywide Was ‘World-Class Company’ Countrywide Financial Corp. co- founder Angelo Mozilo said under oath last year that he had “no regrets” about how he ran the mortgage firm and that he only agreed to a record $67.5 million regulatory settlement in 2010 to protect his children. [BBW]

DealBook Conference Was Impressive, Lucrative and Chummy [NYT/PEJ]

'Ditto' Christmas Lights Display Is One Woman's Answer To Tacky Neighbors An Arizona woman who knew she couldn't compete head on with her neighbor's elaborate Christmas light display is attracting attention for her response. Using red and green lights, Kristina Green of Maricopa spelled out the word "ditto" and made an arrow pointing toward her neighbor's home. [AP, Earlier]

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