Footnotes: Retaliation!; The SEC and Social Media; Broker-Dealer Audits Are Still Broken | 09.03.13

Gartner needs Senior Reporting Analyst in Stamford, CT. [GCJ]

The former Burberry accountant who bilked the fashion house to fund a BMW X5 — among other things — has been ordered to pay back £113,658.17 between Burberry and his other former employer, Hackett. That $0.17 is going to be a pain. [Vogue]

S&P calls U.S. lawsuit retaliation for stripping 'AAA' rating [Reuters]

For my tax-hating conservative friends, here are the 10 states with the highest gasoline taxes. [ABC]

Inquiring minds want to know: how do you pass the time when you're waiting for your CPA exam score? [NJSCPA Exam Cram]

"When the partner says something without realizing its slightly inappropriate double meaning…" Really, aren't we all 12 year old boys on the inside? [HSWAFM]

Your office for-money fantasy football league is (pretty much) legal, kinda. [Above the Law]

Republicans Are Confused About Their Leverage in the Debt Debate [Tax Analysts]

According to Francine McKenna, broker-dealer audits are still broken. [re: The Auditors]

The SEC is warming up to the idea of social media as a viable way to deliver material information to investors but it's going to be awhile before your favorite public companies are tweeting forward-looking statements. [CFO.com]

Sacred Heart to launch master’s program in accounting Famous last words:The demand for qualified accounting graduates is at an all-time high, and the AICPA survey indicates that nearly 90 percent of public accounting firms estimate that they will maintain or increase the number of graduates hired in the future. All signs indicate that this is the right time to add a master’s in accounting program.” [Fairfield Sun]

 

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