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Sarbox Compliance
The appropriately named Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Toolkit includes a whole range of materials specifically put together to both introduce, and take you through this most important of legislation.

For detailed information see the toolkit's own website: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


SOX Act and Security
As security is such a major theme on the Act, many organizations are using the international ISO standards. The ISO 27001 Portal outlines these. A copy of the standards, and security policies, can be obtained via the ISO 17799 Toolkit.

The SOX email storage requirements can be fulfilled using the GFI MailArchiver


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Sarbanes What?
Our server logs indicate some interesting mis-spellings: Sarbannes Oxley, Sorbane Oxley, Sarbanne Oxley, Sarbaines Oxley, Sarbanesoxley, Sorbanes Oxley, Sabanes Oxley, Sarbane Oxley, and Sarbanes Oaxley, to name but a few!

Sarbanes-Oxley Act Forum FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)



Category: Main -> FAQ - BASICS

Question
·  When did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act come into law?
·  Are there any deadlines?
·  Who are Sarbanes-Oxley?
·  How is the act actually organized?
·  Why was it introduced?

Answer
·  When did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act come into law?

July 30th 2002

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·  Are there any deadlines?

Yes there are. Most public companies must meet the mandates for any end of year financial statements filed after June 15th 2004. For smaller and foreign companies there is an extension to June 15th 2004

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·  Who are Sarbanes-Oxley?

Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley, who drafted the bill.

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·  How is the act actually organized?

It is organized into 11 titles, although only a subset of these relate to compliance.

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·  Why was it introduced?

It followed a series of high profile scandals. It's objective is to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws.

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