The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Watch this video, which deals with the adoption and details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Act, often referred to as SOX, came about in the wake of several scandals involving large public corporations in the United States. Note the role played by leading corporate executives, accountants, auditors, and legal counsel. What problems did SOX attempt to address, and what specific changes did it make to address those problems?


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