Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in response to major corporate and accounting scandals--and many consider the act to be the most significant change in corporate governance and securities regulations in the past seventy years. SOX requirements have brought about far-reaching changes for public corporations, private corporations, and nonprofits. Every manager and director should be aware of how the business landscape will be affected. The Complete Guide to Sarbanes-Oxley answers in nontechnical language such questions as: What does SOX mean to me now? Do I have to worry about it? How much legal and accounting help do I need? What information technology requirements will I face? If you're a business owner, you need The Complete Guide to Sarbanes-Oxley!
About the Author
Stephen Bainbridge is a professor of law at UCLA. He has previously taught at the University of Illinois Law School (1988-1996), where the class of 1990 voted and awarded him the Best Instructor Award. He also writes for a general audience in his capacity as a weekly columnist for the TCS Daily e-zine and as a biweekly columnist for the Examiner newspaper chain.