The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: A Practical Guide for Companies
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What is it?
A simple reference guide designed to help businesses understand the terms of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Passed in response to the corporate scandals of 2001 and 2002, this law calls for stricter corporate governance and financial reporting standards. Although these standards apply mainly to publicly traded corporations, all companies – including nonprofits and privately held firms – can benefit from the increased protection from liability and potential investigation that Sarbanes-Oxley compliance provides.
How many pages is it?
This guide contains over 250 pages of easy-to-read text, including sample policies, document retention timelines and implementation advice.
Who wrote it?
A team of attorneys from the Indiana-based firm of Ice Miller.
Who should order this product?
- Accounting managers
- CEOs and CFOs
- Controllers and treasurers
- Tax directors
- Finance attorneys
- Financial managers
- Small business owners
- Tax analysts
- Members of companies’ boards of directors
- Anyone interested in being informed and in compliance!
What topics are covered?
- Principles of good corporate governance, including duties of corporate officers and boards of directors
- Overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- Provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that directly apply to private companies
- Other implications of Sarbanes-Oxley for private companies Provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley that could be adopted by private companies as best practices
- Preparing to take a company public
When was this guide last updated?
This guide was published in December 2005 and is available for shipment. Order your copy today!