The Sarbanes-Oxley Act already has had a profound impact on the accounting profession and corporate America.
What does SOA stand for?
SOA stands for Sarbanes-Oxley Act
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act has forced companies to examine the role spreadsheets play in their financial reporting processes as well as financial decisions, such as forecasting, that are based on the use of spreadsheets.
Companies with publicly owned shares worth more than $75 million must comply with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act when they file their 10-K reports for fiscal years ending after November 15, 2004.
The FDIC has also issued guidance to insured depository institutions about selected provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act related to corporate governance, audits and reporting requirements.
When Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, it adopted a comprehensive approach to corporate reform.
Steelpoint's CLRM solution for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act involves partnering with Fortune 500 companies to proactively monitor critical corporate information sources -- paper-based and electronically stored -- through workflow and document management.
For proof, you need look no further than Congress's enactment earlier this year to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which was intended to enhance corporate responsibility (through new corporate governance and disclosure obligations), to increase auditor independence and establish greater oversight of the audit process for public companies, and to toughen the penalties for securities law fraud and other violations.
The book discusses the implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) for small businesses and the value proposition that being in compliance and adaptation of best practices holds for the small business.