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Friday Footnotes: PwC Settles Over MF Global; EY on Big Data in Auditing; Late-Night Emails | 04.17.15

PwC to pay $65 million to settle suit over MF Global [WSJ]

Post-Busy Season Quiz: What Would You Do Differently? [AWEB]

House votes to repeal estate tax [The Hill]

Noble Group Shareholders Challenge Management on Accounting [WSJ]

New FASB standards keep focus on simplification [JofA]

House quietly passes tax exemption for megadonors [Politico]

EY Sees Barriers to Use of Big Data for Audits [CFO]

Survey: How Does Late-Night Emailing Affect You? [HBR]

How Introverts Can Network Without Changing Their Personalities [FC]

Every Single Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Review Is a Damn Masterpiece [Jezebel]

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