TITLE

Ask FERF (financial executives research foundation) About...Whistleblower Practices

AUTHOR(S)
Sinnett, William M.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Financial Executive;May2003, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the establishment of whistleblower policies by corporations in the U.S. is discussed. Background information on the provisions of the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investment Protection Act of 2002 has been given. The results of a survey of whistleblower practices conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP were presented. Legislation requires all publicly traded companies to establish a procedure for confidential and anonymous employee reporting of questionable accounting or auditing concerns.
ACCESSION #
9654853

 

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