TITLE

British computer society: Reporting compliance is not just a US issue, small businesses warned

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Roger
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;1/31/2006, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the need for small and medium-sized enterprises to re-evaluate their business practices in the light of the U.S. financial reporting regulations has been a recurring theme at recent British Computer Society (BCS) specialist group meetings. The U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley anti-fraud legislation has been widely ignored by businesses that do not have links with the U.S. However, BCS members have warned that firms may come under pressure from an amendment to the UK Companies Act 1985, which follows the U.S. lead.
ACCESSION #
24508579

 

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