Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX

The director of your accounting department has requested that you conduct research on the Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) where you are to summarize the effects SOX has had on improving corporate governance. In addition, research, identify, and summarize a specific corporate crime case or issue.

The summary should include a good description of the facts of the case, the issue before the court, the legal reasoning and decision or outcome (court’s ruling) of the case, if there is one. Lastly, state whether SOX has created more or less confidence in the capital markets.