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Footnotes: Leopard Pants at the Office; Accounting Barbie; Bad Insider Trading | 08.26.14

Some advice on avoiding fashion faux pas [AICPA]

SEC Charges Investor Relations Firm Executive With Insider Trading Ahead of News Announcements By Clients Fail: "An SEC investigation and ongoing forensic analysis of Lucarelli’s work computers uncovered that he repeatedly accessed clients’ draft press releases stored on his firm’s computer network prior to public announcements. The SEC alleges that Lucarelli, who had no legitimate work-related reason to access the draft press releases, routinely purchased stock or call options in advance of favorable news and sold short or bought put options ahead of unfavorable news." [SEC]

Accountant blows £25k on plastic surgery to completely transform her body – aged just 25 The blonde beauty, from Witney, Oxfordshire, said: "I didn't see why you had to accept the way you were made, when there were so many treatments and surgeries available." [Mirror]

Do we even use that word nowadays? [Twitter]

Companies are Running the Numbers on Potential Tax Inversions [CFO Journal]

Your Boss's Urgent E-Mail May Be a Scam [BBW]

Should you be frightened by how much "money" BlackRock controls? [Black Bag]