1. As Sarbanes-Oxley nears 15-year anniversary, ethics fall short | Accounting Today

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was signed into law on July 30, 2002 and has led to vast changes in the accounting profession, although not necessarily in corporate ethics. A recent survey by Deloitte found that more than half (52.4 percent) of C-suite and other executives said global corporate ethical behavior has improved since the enactment of SOX. However, only 41.3 percent of execs said their organizations’ global ethics cultures are strong.

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    1. There has definitely been an increase in awareness and controls.
    2. Compliance costs have been really high for public companies.