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

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    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

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

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    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

  3. A Premature Eulogy for Public Companies?

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    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

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

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    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

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

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    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

  6. Hide and Seek with Earnings Management

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    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

  7. Betting on the Jockeys

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    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

  8. A Stock Exchange Needs More Than A Big Tree

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    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

  9. Perspectives Archive - April 2010, Page 1

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    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

  10. Time for Sarbox to Be Rethought Post-Valukas

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    Thu, 18 Mar 2010

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