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Will the SEC Embrace a Softer Sarbanes-Oxley?

Will the SEC Embrace a Softer Sarbanes-Oxley?

by Toby Lucich on April 19, 2007

When the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law in 2002, its goal was to protect investors through increased disclosure and stiffened internal controls. The law was passed following accounting frauds at Enron, WorldCom and other U.S. companies.

But on April 4, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it will revisit some of SOX’s rules. The primary focus will be the heavy financial costs of Section 404, which requires auditors of most publicly listed companies to verify the effectiveness of the company’s internal controls and procedures for financial reporting.

Will the SEC Embrace a Softer Sarbanes-Oxley?

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