task: sarbanes-oxley act

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review the guide to the sarbanes-oxley act located at http://www.soxlaw.com/ prior to completing this task.
write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
1. evaluate the effectiveness of regulations such as sarbanes-oxley act over minimizing the corporate fraud and protecting investors and make one (1) suggestion for improvement.
2. given the oversight of the accounting profession by the pcaob as a result of the sarbanes-oxley act, assess the impact on auditing firms and the public accounting professions.
3. offer your opinion as to whether or not you believe the accounting profession is better off being self or government regulated with regard to a firm’s ability to detect and report corporate fraud. support for your position.
4. predict whether or not corporate fraud will be reduced, increase, or remain the same based on requirements for audits of publicly traded companies as prescribed in the sarbanes-oxley act. support your position.
5. use at least four (4) quality resources in this task. note: wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.
your task must follow these formatting requirements:
• be typed, double spaced, using times new roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow apa or school-specific format. check with your professor for any additional instructions.
• include a cover page containing the title of the task, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. the cover page and the reference page are not included in the required task page length.
the specific course learning outcomes associated with this task are:
• evaluate effective internal controls that minimize audit risk and potentially reduce the risk of fraud.
• use technology and information resources to research issues in auditing.
• write clearly and concisely about auditing using proper writing mechanics.
grading for this task will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills.
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