TITLE

TODAY'S GOVERNANCE CODES: DEMANDING, CONFUSING AND, ULTIMATELY, HOW EFFECTIVE?

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jun2003, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the creation of a meaningful code of conduct and corporate governance codes. It states that pressures to improve on corporate governance has been relentless in 2003 and that pressure is unlikely to lessen in the near future. It mentions that executives are worried about corporate image and also coming to compliance with the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). It comments that few financial executives expect compliance with SOX will lessen the number of corporate financial scandals. It mentions that a number of high-technology vendors have taken the initiative from new guidelines to put forth varied systems to assist companies in gaining increased visibility with their finances and improve on corporate reporting.
ACCESSION #
9948418

 

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