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Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Summary of the Act which protects investors and reforms accounting practices.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is the public company accounting reform and investor protection act. It was passed in response to high-profile business failures, such as Enron and WorldCom, in order to reinforce investment confidence and protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosure.

which displays a list of press releases from the SEC regarding this Act.

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