For this assignment, research the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 as updated by subsequent laws (e.g., Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act, etc.). Refer to “Writing Case Studies” to help you prepare your response for the case study.
Based on your research, prepare a 1,500 – 1,800 word essay that explains the following:
The purpose of SOX
Major components of SOX
Impact of SOX on publicly traded companies
Criticisms of SOX
Recommendations on how SOX legislation might be improved (based on the law as it is today)
Be sure to provide evidence in support of your response to the case study by applying course concepts and referencing at least 3 relevant resources.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required
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