Research SOX requirements and provide three references documenting your findings.
List the key elements of fraud committed by Enron that led to the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance Law.
Draft an executive summary describing the Enron fraud case’s impact and the U.S. government’s reaction to this and other industry compliance needs.
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Early history of the investigation
Misleading financial accounts
Accounting scandal of 2001
California’s deregulation and subsequent energy crisis
Search for more information on the following topics regarding the requirements of Sarbarnes-Oxley:
Incidents that led to passage of SOX
Chronology of SOX passage from bill proposal through signing into law
Pros and cons of Sarbarnes-Oxley
Sarbarnes-Oxley Section 302
Sarbarnes-Oxley Section 401
Sarbarnes-Oxley Section 404
Section 404’s consequences for small businesses
Sarbarnes-Oxley Section 802
Sarbarnes-Oxley Section 1107