For this assignment, research the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
For this assignment, research the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Based on your research, prepare a paper (1,500-1,800 words) 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
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.