Footnotes: Outlook Good; KPMG Broker Gets Raided; Dancing Hamster Fraud | 06.05.14

This Biglaw Summer Associate just told his firm to take this job and shove(l) it Cry baby says: "Sure it’s selfish and naïve to think I should not be judged, but I simply cannot be perfect for everyone for two minutes — let alone two months. I would rather be farming — so farewell." [ATL]

The AICPA Economic Outlook Survey was released today and the news is mostly good [AICPA]

Pope Francis wants better financial watchdogs at the Vatican [FT]

Camden accountant convicted of stealing $500K [AP]

A dancing hamster is in a bit of trouble for workers' comp fraud [KTLA]

It's not the PCAOB but pork farmers are proud to have introduced a new bacon audit standard [National Hog Farmer]

Officials raid KPMG broker in Amsterdam Meanwhile, in Europe: "The fiscal investigation service FIOD has raided the Amsterdam real estate company Van Gool Elburg. The well-known real estate company has been brought into connection with the sale of the controversial KPMG headquarters in Amstelveen, De Telegraaf reports. KPMG itself is suspected of involvement with tax fraud during the development of the headquarters building. Searches have been initiated at several places, KPMG itself among them." [NLT]

PwC is building one bad ass building in New Zealand [Scoop]

The Luigi Death Stare is the best thing you will see all day [Kotaku]

Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Related articles

a white cat and a fan of money

Friday Footnotes: A CPA Grindset We Can Get Behind; The Klynveld Krypto Team; Firms Still Desperate (For People) | 6.24.22

Accounting Firm EY Grapples With Partner Pay, Bear Market in Breakup [Wall Street Journal] Ernst & Young’s leaders, trying to persuade partners to split up the firm, said windfalls would be spread evenly, but a bear market threatens to cut the value of a potential initial public offering of its consulting business, according to an […]