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Common Sense Following a Herd of Bulls on Apple Stephen Jaffe/Agence France-Presse Getty Images President George W...Published: February 8, 2013 Last September, Apple shares hit a record $705. And to the overwhelming majority of Wall Street analysts,
The Republic azcentral.com Ten years ago, the financial world was a mess. Scandals at Enron, Tyco International, WorldCom and other companies dominated the headlines. Accounting giant Arthur Andersen, a central player in the Enron scandal, was in a
He was surrounded by a cheerful group of Democratic and Republican senators and representatives -- the main supporters of the legislation who had held its hand and walked it through the partisan minefield that Congress has become. Act is a reflection
The Arizona Republic Ten years ago this month, Enron Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection -- a milestone in one of the most infamous corporate scandals ever. And things haven't been quite the same ever since for top company executives, directors and
This is not to diminish the enormous contribution that Sarbanes-Oxley has made to corporate responsibility...Sarbanes-Oxley incorporated six main statutory themes, only some of which directly affect corporate governance and the exercise of fiduciary
At least that's the opinion of President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. It wants to provide relief from the accounting regimen to a wide swath of corporate America. The advisory group believes that easing the regulations will
AND Karen Gullo Bloomberg News Two Boeing Co. auditors in 2007 thought they found weaknesses in the security of the firm's financial reporting data. They complained, setting off a chain of events that may chill whistleblower leaks to news outlets.
After the stock market crash of 1929, the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) was formed. The banks are insured by the U.S. government in order to protect the savings that are placed in the banks by customers. However, the stock market
The Supreme Court also provided help, by making it significantly harder to sue public companies for securities fraud in several cases. The net result is that regulation for all public companies in the United States is in some cases lighter than
For the AJC Lizanne Thomas is partner-in-charge of the 150-lawyer Atlanta office of Jones Day and also heads the firm's global corporate governance team. While her roots are as an M&A lawyer, Thomas practices, teaches, and lives corporate governance.