For this assignment, research the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 as updated by subsequent laws (e.g., Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act, etc.). Based on your research, prepare a 1,500-1,750-word essay that explains the following:
The purpose of SOX.
All major components of SOX.
Impact of SOX on publicly traded companies
Criticisms of SOX
Your assessment of recommendations to improve the SOX legislation might be improved (based on the law as it is today) and your research.
Be sure to provide evidence in support of your response to the case study by applying course concepts and referencing at least three relevant resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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