Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Assignment 1: Discussion—Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Respond to the following question:

  • How do unethical accounting practices affect internal and external stakeholders? Cite at least one regulation to present the legal perspective.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act contains ten titles or sections.

  • Summarize the major reform principles of any three titles.
  • Select one major corporation failure from the past ten years, and analyze how it could have been avoided if the principles of Sarbanes-Oxley would have been followed.Respond to the following question:
    • How do unethical accounting practices affect internal and external stakeholders? Cite at least one regulation to present the legal perspective.

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act contains ten titles or sections.

    • Summarize the major reform principles of any three titles.
    • Select one major corporation failure from the past ten years, and analyze how it could have been avoided if the principles of Sarbanes-Oxley would have been followed.