Muting the Whistle-blower?

Lachnit, Carroll
September 2002
Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p18
Focuses on the claims of U.S. Senators Charles E. Grassley and Patrick Leahy that the administration of President George W. Bush narrowed its interpretation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act which aims to stop business wrongdoing in publicly traded firms. Impact of the narrowing in the law implementation on the reporting of commercial fraud; Contention of the senators on the law's application on employees; Benefits of the law.


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