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Far from just adding to corporate costs, says MIT Sloan Assistant Professor Ryan LaFond, "our findings tell a very different but consistent story about Sarbanes-Oxley.
These firms create opportunity to place a value premium on infrastructural improvements related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
They can detect violations of the Patriot Act, and satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as they tally and verify financial data.
While the role and responsibilities vary from company to company, in general, a CAO is responsible for tax, financial planning, corporate accounting and reporting, compliance, accounting policies and procedures, audit preparation, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and monitoring and maintaining internal controls over the financial reporting function.
To get a better sense of how Sarbanes-Oxley is affecting American businesses, reason Senior Editor Brian Doherty asked four people familiar with the law's consequences to explain what the new rules mean in practice.
For instance, if you can document that you are compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, you might save money on errors and omissions (E&O) insurance for directors and officers.
Oxley (R-Ohio), and reports: "There is not an interest nor an appetite for reopening Sarbanes-Oxley, and that's probably good for business, because any time something like that gets reopened, you never know what the end result might be.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a major piece of legislation that has generated an enormous amount of attention by a wide range of businesses.
By the time Europeans woke up to the spillover effects of the post Enron legislation, the comprehensive Sarbanes-Oxley Act--authored by Maryland Democratic Senator Paul Sarbanes and Ohio Republican Representative Michael Oxley--was already on the U.
This goal of this publication is to aid readers in the development of programs and methods needed to ensure that their records and information management programs are a properly functioning component of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
The FDIC has also issued guidance to insured depository institutions about selected provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act related to corporate governance, audits and reporting requirements.
TEI has sponsored more than a dozen telephone seminars on various topics over the past four years, but participation in the seminar on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act set a new record, far eclipsing the old registration mark of on a perennially favorite topic: the research tax credit.