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Just Days Away: The Fate of 404

Just Days Away: The Fate of 404

by Toby Lucich on May 19, 2007

For many corporate critics of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the 2002 law has become synonymous with added cost and work. But when they’ve voiced their frustration with regulators and congressmen, asking them to amend or repeal the law, they’re usually talking about just one of its provisions: Section 404.

After nearly five years of hearing concerns about uncertainty regarding management’s responsibilities under 404 and complaints about burdensome audits under its companion auditing standard, the Securities and Exchange Commission may formally make the first change to the provision before Memorial Day weekend. In back-to-back meetings, the SEC will vote on its proposed management guidance for complying with the internal-control rule on May 23, and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will decide whether to adopt its new companion auditing standard on May 24.

Just Days Away: The Fate of 404

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