Category: Compliance

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Attacks on SOX Continue

Over the past few months I have written several posts about Corporate America’s unhappiness with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act [U.S. Business Regulations to Be Examined; Corporations, Compliance, & Competitiveness; More

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Prevention Better Than Mitigation

One corporate accounting scandal that failed to catch wide public attention occurred at Rent-Way before the more infamous scandals at Enron, WorldCom, Tyco and other companies were uncovered. Unlike those cases, however,

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Small Companies to Get SOX Relief

According to an article in the New York Times, small public corporations that are subject to regulation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act will get an early Christmas gift starting this Wednesday — relaxation

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More on Compliance & Over-Regulation

A few days ago I blogged about corporate efforts to get relief from some of the more onerous portions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act [Corporations, Compliance, & Competitiveness]. Those activities are taking place

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Fed Chairman & Bank Regulations

Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Ben Bernanke, has weighed in on the side of those interested in reducing regulatory burdens for U.S banks. Bernanke made his views known in prepared remarks before two

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Regulation and Rates

In an earlier post [The Coming Blackouts], I wrote about how utility companies are failing to keep up with demand because they are not bringing new power plants and distribution grids on

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Corporate Scandals Continue to Play Out

The horizontal scenarios created by the corporate scandals of 2001/2002 continue to generate headlines. For example, Dennis Kozlowski, the former Tyco CEO who looted the company’s treasury to fund an extravagant lifestyle,

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U.S. Business Regulations to Be Examined

Public companies in the U.S., since the introduction of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, have lamented that such regulations impede their ability to compete globally. While many companies wish such regulations would simply go

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