SOX May Temper Call for New Legislation

Duca, Christopher
December 2008
NACD Directorship;Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p74
The author comments on issues related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in the U.S. According to the author, a call for new legislation mandating increased transparency and expanding the rights of investors may be tempered by the sweeping corporate governance measures of the SOX. The author states that the law expanded shareholder rights and brought more accountability to directors, officers and the corporation's gatekeepers.


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