The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Research Paper by Master Researcher

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
An analysis of the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on corporate governance with particular attention focused on Section 301 of the Act.
# 89097 | 4,500 words | 0 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Business (Accounting) , Business (Companies) , Law (Business) , Accounting (General)

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This research discusses the impact of Sarbanes Oxley and specifically Section 302 of the Act on corporate governance and how the success or failure of this particular section affects the corporate officer fiduciary behavior vis-a-vis the securities markets in the United States. Enron is used as an illustrative example in this research for several reasons: 1) it is largely responsible for much of the impetus behind the Sarbanes Oxley Act as well as for much of the language behind it, and 2) Enron is uniquely suited to demonstrating the almost incestuous character of the relationship that some executive officers of corporate America develop with Wall Street and its securities industry.

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