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  1. When It Comes to CEOs, Equity and Press Releases, Timing Is Everything


    Sun, 28 Dec 2014

    flows are thus important,” the authors write, noting that rules like Regulation Fair Disclosure of 2000 and the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 made news releases more important in communicating relevant information to investors. “News releases

  2. Alibaba’s IPO: What’s behind the ‘Thousand-pound Gorilla’?


    Wed, 14 May 2014

    willing to endure the harsh spotlight of this market. “It really does make a difference,” he says. The Sarbanes - Oxley Act , or SOX, was crafted following a series of high-profile accounting scandals involving Enron, Tyco, WorldCom

  3. The Importance of Assessing Corporate Governance in Emerging-Market Investing


    Mon, 1 Jul 2013

    demise of Enron and other companies embroiled in accounting scandals, the U.S. government in 2002 passed the Sarbanes - Oxley Act , also known as the “Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act.” Comparable corporate malfeasance

  4. A Premature Eulogy for Public Companies?


    Fri, 12 Oct 2012

    must contend with, Skeel says. The costs of dealing with regulation did indeed rise with the passage of the 2002 Sarbanes - Oxley Act , in the wake of the Enron and WorldCom scandals, he notes. “Certainly, the push for corporate governance

  5. What’s in a Title? Overcoming a ‘Crisis’ of CEO Credibility


    Mon, 6 Aug 2012

    specifically of CEOs — has also increased, especially after the Enron and WorldCom debacles and the resulting Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002, which requires all senior executives to sign off on financial documents. Meanwhile, the Dodd-Frank

  6. The End of Exorbitant CEO Exit Packages? Don’t Hold Your Breath


    Thu, 19 Jul 2012

    packages came in 2002 and then came quickly crashing down after the Enron and WorldCom scandals and passage of the Sarbanes - Oxley Act , which strengthened reporting standards for public firms. The scandals also prompted a review of how executive payouts are

  7. Hide and Seek with Earnings Management


    Fri, 24 Jun 2011

    In 2002, the Sarbanes - Oxley Act (SOX) set stringent new accounting and board standards for publicly held US companies in the wake of widespread fraud at Enron

  8. Betting on the Jockeys


    Fri, 8 Apr 2011

    regulation. In 2002, the Sarbanes - Oxley Act was enacted in an attempt to ..... 2008, Six Years of the Sarbanes - Oxley Act , The CPA Journal, August 2008 ..... Press, 2007. Print. “ Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002.” One Hundred Seventh

  9. A Stock Exchange Needs More Than A Big Tree


    Wed, 23 Feb 2011

    place to raise capital, misguided and overreaching regulations in the U.S. are driving companies away. The Sarbanes - Oxley Act , also known as the “Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act,” has been particularly damaging

  10. Perspectives Archive - April 2010, Page 1


    Wed, 5 May 2010

    similarities , but efficient operations could keep the former on solid ground . QFinance | Ian Fraser | 03 - 18 - 2010 Time for Sarbox to Be Rethought Post - Valukas The recent report detailing Lehman Brothers'collapse leads many to question the effectiveness

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