TITLE

global VIEWS

AUTHOR(S)
Heffes, Ellen M.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Sep2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents an examination of some of the problems related to accounting and financial reporting that are occurring outside of the U.S. The author notes that the turmoil that spurred the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in the U.S. was not a problem that was contained with the borders of America. David McDonnel, of Grant Thornton's London-based Chief Executive Worldwide, discussed some of the problems that have plagued financial executives outside of the U.S. which include an erosion of trust from investors and a general failure to maintain ethical practices.
ACCESSION #
26774125

 

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