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  1. 'I'm a felon': Former HealthSouth executive cautions students against fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Post-gazette.com

    "Most of the people who hired me didn't know I was a former CFO of a New York Stock Exchange company," Beam said Friday. They also didn't know he was a felon in an approximately $2.7 billion securities fraud who spent three months behind bars in 2005.

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  2. Are Paid Referrals Worth the Cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... & Fish, what he thought of the practice. Glovsky, who counsels entrepreneurs on matters related to corporate governance and equity structures, says that while there is the potential for conflicts of interest in certain contexts - for example, when ...

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  3. AG Mills orders wind power opposition group to replace leaders or disbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sun Journal

    The statewide wind power opposition group Friends of Maine Mountains will have to shut down if it can't restructure its five-member board of directors within four months, as part of a settlement with Maine's attorney general. Chris O'Neil, public affairs director for the group, said the process of replacing board members - including himself - is under way and said the group will not shut down.

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  4. Equity Alert: The Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Potential ...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Information Technology

    The Rosen Law Firm, P.A., a global investor rights firm, announces it is investigating potential civil securities claims against TCP International Holdings Ltd. resulting from allegations that the Company may have issued materially inaccurate statements about the Company's true financial condition and prospects. On February 27, 2015, TCP announced that claims were filed in an Ohio court by a Company executive asserting corporate misconduct by the Company and its CEO Ellis Yan.

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  5. Micron And Samsung: Resistance Is FutileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Seeking Alpha

    "We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own.

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  6. Audit Slams Ginnie Mae for Accounting Lapses in Failed TBW LoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | National Mortgage News

    An audit of Ginnie Mae's fiscal 2014 financial statements identified what examiners described as four "material weaknesses" and one "significant deficiency," primarily related to the accounting of $6.6 billion in defaulted loans made by the failed lender Taylor, Bean & Whitaker. The weaknesses in Ginnie Mae's internal controls severely limited the scope of the audit on the nonpooled defaulted loan assets, along with an additional $734 million in nonrecoverable servicing and foreclosure costs, the auditors said.

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  7. Report Card Time for Private Company CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CFO

    The Financial Accounting Foundation is seeking input on how well the council has addressed the needs of private company financial statement users. The trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation are asking stakeholders to weigh in on the report card they are preparing on the performance of the Private Company Council over the past three years.

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  8. Tcpi Investigation Initiated by Former Louisiana Attorney General:...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Information Technology

    Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC , announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into TCP International Holdings Ltd. . On February 27, 2015, TCPI announced that claims were filed in Cuyahoga County, Ohio against the company and its CEO, Ellis Yan, by Laura Hauser, the Company's General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, claiming that TCPI and its CEO violated federal law, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

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  9. El Paso Children's Hospital names Mark Herbers new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | El Paso Times

    According to an El Paso Children's Hospital newsletter, Herbers has more than 25 years of experience in the health care field. "His career includes extensive work as an auditor and consultant with a national accounting firm and as Chief Financial Officer for both not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals," the newsletter states.

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  10. Deferred Tax LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Investopedia

    Deferred tax liability is a tax that has been assessed or is due for the current period, but has not yet been paid. The deferral arises because of timing differences between the accrual of the tax and payment of the tax.

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  11. Book Excerpt: Charles Morgan on Jeff Ubben, Acxiom's Battle With ValueActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... of any institutional stockholder on our board, he let me know that he was very unhappy. called, "Corporate Governance and the New Hedge Fund Activism: An Empirical Analysis," by Thomas W. Briggs , a corporate lawyer who represents hedge funds. It's ...

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  12. Obamacare's Survival Comes Down to ... Fish?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Consider the fish. Is it a tangible object? Not according to a five-justice majority of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the bizarre case this week on the metaphysical status of fish could end up having implications for whether Obamacare survives a high-stakes challenge.

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  13. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Business Wire

    On February 27, 2015, TCP announced that claims were filed in an Ohio court by a Company executive asserting corporate misconduct by the Company and its CEO Ellis Yan. According to the copy of the Ohio suit obtained by The Rosen Law Firm, the suit is filed by Laura Hauser, the Company's General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, claiming that the Company and its CEO violated federal law, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

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  14. Is There An Innovation Crisis At US Firms?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Forbes.com

    ... became possible and attractive for firms to do business in, to, and from far more countries. Changes in corporate governance and compensation caused U.S. managers to adopt an approach to management that focused attention on the stock price and ...

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  15. SEC Speaks 2015: Enforcement HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | JD Supra

    On February 20, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual SEC Speaks conference, which updated the public regarding the staff's work over the last year and its plans for 2015. The conference covered several areas, but this posting focuses on the chairman's remarks regarding enforcement in 2014 and beyond.

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  16. Bootstrapping in Minnesota: Praful Saklani, CEO of PramataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Praful Saklani: This is where it gets interesting and fun. 2008 was a phenomenal year for us.

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  17. High Court Divided: Is A Fish A Tangible Object?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | JD Supra

    Short fish, Long fish, Red fish, Gone fish. [1] Old fish, New fish, [2] Red fish, Few fish.

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  18. Supreme Court Goes Fishing for Sanity in Yates Sarbanes-Oxley CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | US News & World Report

    In a world in which so little seems to make sense, we can at least breathe a sigh of relief that John Yates isn't going to prison for up to 20 years for throwing a few fish back into the sea. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal prosecutors had overreached when they used the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - a 2002 law designed for abuses in the financial industry after the Enron scandal - to take down Yates, a commercial fisherman in Florida, for throwing some undersized red grouper overboard.

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  19. SCOTUS fish case could free friend of Boston bombing suspect, lawyer saysRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | ABA Journal

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision this week for a fisherman charged under a post-Enron law could benefit a friend of the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which bars destruction of "any document, record or tangible object" to impede a federal investigation, does not apply to a fisherman who tried to hide undersize fish.

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  20. Protecting Politicians from the Liberty of the MassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Townhall

    Get prepared for less innovation and a slower Internet with added costs. Oh, and technological innovation? That'll slow down too.All thanks to the government now getting their mitts on the Internet through the so-called "net neutrality" bill.

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