Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Summary Of Major Provisions

From the executive summary: ?The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a direct response to the deterioration in public confidence in financial governance institutions and recent scandals involving prominent public companies. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 calls for reforms to combat corporate and accounting fraud, and among other things, establishes a new oversight board and imposes new penalties and a variety of higher standards of corporate governance.? The paper examines the major provisions of the Act.

Provided by: Rubin, Brown, Gornstein & Co. Topic: Date Added: Jan 2003 Format: PDF

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