Ex-Enron CEO Jeff Skilling, the poster child of corporate fraud and the de facto father of Sarbanes-Oxley, has never given up his fight to get out of jail. That long, expensive effort, which saw him take his case all the way to the Supreme Court, has finally paid off.
The latest data from Audit Analytics about financial restatements is out, and it offers lots of interesting news that can be spun in many directions.
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On July 29, 2002, Sarbanes Oxley became law, and the great debate began. Will the law be worth the costs? These days, there have bene many years of experience with the law and implementation...
In the aftermath of Sarbanes-Oxley, accelerated files really struggled, but they soon figured it all out.
Chief compliance officers have often found themselves on the receiving end of civil charges when fraud erupts at their companies.
In the wake of the Enron implosion and the rise of Sarbanes-Oxley, more than a few top executives were sent to prison for high crimes.
We've been awash in anniversaries as of late--the second anniversary of the Flash Crash, the upcoming second anniversary of Dodd-Frank. But the one that really sticks out is the tenth anniversary of the big daddy, Sarbanes-Oxley (Sarbox), which continues to make news.