Regulatory Compliance and GovernancePurpose of Assignment
Corporate fraud has cost businesses and its shareholders millions of dollars and has been the source of legislation and regulations attempting to provide oversight and guidance to corporate boards, executives, and practitioners. Think about how these laws have changed the practices of corporate executives and, in light of the Enron scandal et al., has it been enough?
Resources: Legal Environment of Business: Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and Global Issues: Ch. 16 (pp. 364 -368), 22, and 23.
Scenario: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) has been in effect since 2002 and has cost businesses millions of dollars in personnel and administrative costs. Your company is in the process of "going public," has underwritten its Initial Public Offering (IPO), and filed its registration statement with the Securities Exchange Commission. Your current executive team has asked you to create a plan ensuring SOX compliance is followed once you become a publicly traded company.
Prepare a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including speaker notes, reviewing and analyzing the following pertinent sections of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX): Sections 302, 401, 404, 409, and 802.
Cite a minimum of two references taken from a business or legal resource. One resource must be from the University Library.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Regulatory Compliance and Governance
Date Published: 11 February, 2018