The Independent Sector featured a great article on SOX:
Dale Halling wrote this comment on one of my articles:
There is a great article on MSNBC.com regarding the potential Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b) reprieve:
Jeff Reibel published a great article on SOX and the fact that continuous auditing is possible. This is true, and a great way to keep your company running smoothly. Below is an excerpt from his article:
Certain groups have been asking the Senate not to weaken SOX by exempting smaller public companies permanently from SOX external audit requirements.
WEBCPA published a great update on this issue:
“We urge you to maintain the benefits of Section 404 to investors in all public companies,” the letter concluded."
Read the article in full here.
Although the vote to include the amendment for the non-accelerated filer, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b) permanent reprieve in the H.R.4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 failed in the Senate, the final vote on the Wall Street Reform Act is scheduled for as early as this week.
MoneyControl.com has a great article, interview and video with Chris Dodd, Chairman, US Senate Banking Committee.
Here, Chris Dodd explains the regulatory overhauls the United States will undergo in the coming months and years:
Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) Reprieve Update: Listen and watch these great video interviews by Meet the Press with Senator Dodd and Senator Shelby about the H.R.4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 via this link:
"Could Codification Weaken Internal Controls? Maybe. And here's what you can do to mitigate the effect on your accounting policies, disclosures, and error detection.
I hear stories daily about people who are paying incredible amounts of money to have a third-party implement their internal control infrastructure and then test their internal controls on an annual basis.
The requirement for non-accelerated filers to comply with Section 404(b) may in fact kick in this year after all. It is currently scheduled to become effective for non-accelerated filers on June 15, 2010.
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