Sarbanes-Oxley Act

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  1. What is the difference between the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act?

    Learn about the differences between the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act, and understand the reasons why each bill ...
  2. How did Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) affect the rules and regulations for account reconciliation?

    Read about the various regulations and impositions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 on account reconciliation for publicly ...
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. Small companies looking to further the growth of ...
  4. If I reject the tender offer for acquisition of the stock that I own in a company ...

    Since the passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a significant number of public companies have chosen to go private. The reasons ...
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