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Compliance and Governance
fraud has cost businesses and its shareholders millions of dollars and has been
the source of legislation and regulations attempting to provide oversight and
guidance to corporate boards, executives, and practitioners. Think about how
these laws have changed the practices of corporate executives and, in light of
the Enron scandal et al., has it been enough?
Environment of Business: Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and Global Issues: Ch. 16
(pp. 364 -368), 22, and 23.
Scenario: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (the
has been in effect since 2002 and has cost businesses millions of dollars in
personnel and administrative costs. Your company is in the process of
"going public," has underwritten its Initial Public Offering (IPO),
and filed its registration statement with the Securities Exchange Commission.
Your current executive team has asked you to create a plan ensuring SOX compliance
is followed once you become a publicly traded company. As part of this
plan, they have asked you to create a chart that can be easily referenced to
ensure compliance with the SOX.
Review the pertinent sections of The
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Act. For purposes of this proposal to the board,
only concern yourself with the compliance provisions of SOX (Sections 302, 401,
404, 409, and 802).
Create a chart summarizing the provisions of
SOX §302, §401, §404, §409 and §802
minimum of two
references: one reference for the five content areas must
be taken from a business or legal resource and one resource must be from the
sources and reference page consistent with APA guidelines.
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