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December 4, 2022

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A British accountant who took a trip to Sri Lanka to climb Mount Everest is now stuck there [Telegraph]

Congratulations to the 65 new partners out of Deloitte UK [economia]

Yes, you can manipulate the narcissist in your life to be less of a self-centered jerk [The Atlantic]

The Enron-Style Accounting That Deprives Americans Of Economic Growth Because any accounting that isn't perfect accounting is Enron-accounting [Forbes]

Yes but, have they? [Twitter]

Wells Fargo Rejected by Top Court on $148 Million Tax Bid [Bloomberg]

Feds charge Longwood man in $76 million fraud scheme A Longwood man faces the possibility of decades in prison — and the seizure of a Maserati, a Ferrari, homes in three countries and other assets — in a $76-million bribery and fraud scheme, federal authorities revealed Monday. [Orlando Sentinel]

Those crazy Brits are asking for more concise financial reports The new section containing a strategic report has been introduced since October and Melanie McLaren, executive director codes and standards at the FRC, said it should be concise enough to be read over a "decent cup of coffee". [Guardian]

IRS Sent FBI Database on Nonprofit Groups in 2010, GOP Lawmakers Say [WSJ]

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