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 Why was Sarbanes-Oxley created?

Answer The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 governs how publicly held companies and accounting firms handle financial information. Congress passed the law to protect investors after corporate scandals, such as ... Read More »
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What Is Sarbanes-Oxley?

In 2002, Congress enacted Sarbanes-Oxley, a federal law named for the two congressmen who crafted the legislation--Sen. Paul Sarbanes, a Maryland Democrat, and Rep. Michael Oxley, an Ohio Republica... Read More »
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What is Sarbanes-Oxley law?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 set up reforms to enhance corporate responsibility and financial disclosures for the purpose of preventing corporate and accounting fraud. The law was a response to c... Read More »
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When was the Sarbanes-Oxley act adopted?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was passed in 2002. It was established, according to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), to improve the transparency of business practices so that... Read More »
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What is Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a law designed to improve how publicly held firms and their accounting firms handle financial information. Section 404 of the act is "Management Assessment of Inte... Read More »
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