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  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002(SOX which is also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act was enacted in July‚ 30‚ 2002 as a prompt response to the financial crimes scandals (Adelphia‚ Enron‚ WorldCom‚ Peregrime Systems ‚ Arther Anderson and Tyco International). SOX establishes new‚ stricter standards for all US publicly traded companies. It does not apply to privately companies. The Act is administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission

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  • Sarbanes Oxley Act

    INTRODUCTION The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 came into force on 30 July 2002. It is commonly called SOX or Sarbox. It is a United States federal law passed in response to a number of major corporate and accounting scandals including those affecting Enron‚ Tyco International‚ and world Com. These scandals resulted in a decline of public trust in accounting and reporting practices. It is named on sponsors Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representatives Michael G. Oxley. The legislation establishes new or

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    Research 1. In the article “Is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Working?” the author Stephen D. Willits and Curtis Nicholls talks about the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 that helps protect firms from fraud after Enron and other accounting scandals. The article touches on the objectives of SOX‚ the criticisms of SOX companies had after the law was passed‚ the impact it has on firms and auditors‚ the detriments of the SOX ‚ the evidence‚ analysis‚ and the further study of the act. The author of the article conduct

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  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    15 February 06 Sarbanes-Oxley Act The "Sarbanes-Oxley Act" is a comprehensive corporate reform package that was signed into the US law on July 30‚ 2002. The passage of the Act has been heralded by some as a historic occasion—calling it the most significant accounting legislation since 1933‚ while others have severely criticized the Act either as a "too little too late measure" or as a hasty knee jerk reaction to a temporary situation. Without a doubt‚ the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is the single most

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    Sarbanes-Oxley Act The Sarbanes-Oxley is a U.S. federal law that has generated much controversy‚ and involved the response to the financial scandals of some large corporations such as Enron‚ Tyco International‚ WorldCom and Peregrine Systems. These scandals brought down the public confidence in auditing and accounting firms. The law is named after Senator Paul Sarbanes Democratic Party and GOP Congressman Michael G. Oxley. It was passed by large majorities in both Congress and the Senate and covers

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  • The Sarbanes–Oxley Act

    The SarbanesOxley Act known as the ’Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act ‚Corporate and Auditing Accountability and Responsibility Act and commonly called SarbanesOxley‚ Sarbox or SOX‚ is a United States federal law which set new or enhanced standards for all U.S. public company boards‚ management and public accounting firms. It is named after sponsors U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes and U.S. Representative Michael G. Oxley. The bill was enacted as a reaction to a number

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  • Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

    My opinion of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) The government is charged with the responsibility of protecting its citizens. This responsibility is extended not only to administering punishment through enforcement of legislation but also to preventing occurrences through the enactment of laws to protect their citizens. The government had to act. The great fall that was the result of corporate and accounting fraud‚ in the early twenty-first century nearly destroyed the economical welfare of

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  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was enacted in 2002 as a response to the accounting scandals in the early 2000s. Numbers of major corporate and accounting scandals‚ such as Enron‚ Tyco International‚ WorldCom‚ and others‚ shook public confidence and cost investors billions of dollars when companies collapsed. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a federal law that set new standards for the United States public company boards‚ management‚ and public accounting firms ("Sarbanesoxley Act"‚ 2013). The two key provisions

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  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act Article

    the Sarbanes-Oxley Act LAW 421 Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act This article review is on the article written by David S. Addington called “Congress Should Repeal or Fix Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to Help Create Jobs.” The Heritage Foundation published the article on September 30 2013. In the article‚ the author addresses concerns among companies staying in compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The author indicates that section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley act has caused

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  • Sarbanes-Oxley

    South‚ their investments were doing great for a very long time. But as time went on‚ the good times quickly ended. It was discovered that over the past several years the accountants and CEOs of these corporate giants were “cooking the books‚” the act of fooling the market into believing profits are higher than they actually are. The unlucky individuals who had believed their money was invested in high earning companies were hoodwinked‚ and their money was lost forever when all three of the companies

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