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The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Overview and Implementation Procedures
     

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Overview and Implementation Procedures

by Michael F. Holt
 

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a mandatory requirement for all corporations listed in the US. Compliance is not an option.

This book is written as a “working manual” for the senior management to grasp the Act and its implications. It provides a section by section overview of the Act and the appropriate action to take in each case. The companion website

Overview

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a mandatory requirement for all corporations listed in the US. Compliance is not an option.

This book is written as a “working manual” for the senior management to grasp the Act and its implications. It provides a section by section overview of the Act and the appropriate action to take in each case. The companion website accompanying the book provides Certification templates, a “What to do” and “Check” List and a description of the COSO Framework - the most popular Internal Control System framework.

There is coverage of how UK companies listed in, or doing business with America also have to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. A description of the UK version of SOX is also included.

The Appendix describes the (minor) variations for Canadian listed corporations based on Ontario Securities Commission and British Columbia Securities Commission rules.

  • A simple explanation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for senior management looking for a no-nonsense guide
  • Provides a systematic procedure for compliance
  • Companion website includes templates and checklists to ease understanding and preparation for compliance

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Michael Holt has created an incredibly useful toolkit for understanding the basics of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It's especially attuned to the needs of non-financial experts who must grasp the fundamentals and key issues. A must-read for decision-makers." —- Rick Telberg, principal, Bay Street Group LLC, analysts and advisors to the accounting industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750668231
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/14/2005
Series:
CIMA Professional Handbook Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Michael F. Holt is a Senior Technical and Business Documentation specialist with over thirty years experience. Mike's specialty lies in his ability to take complex and specialized concepts, documents and proposals, and present them in a clear, attractive and easily understood manner.

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