A lot has transpired since I last wrote about the Technology Implications of Sarbanes-Oxley
earlier this year. With Section 404 effective dates right around the corner, the emotions of CEOs, CFOs, audit committee members and external auditors are in high gear as many of them are closing......Full article >>>
ive sponsorship, diligent planning, adequate resource commitment, and the expertise to execute the project plan. A misstep anywhere can doom the project.
The SEC has twice postponed 404 effective dates. It is unlikely that the current timeframe, requiring large companies to comply for their fiscal year ending on or after November 15, 2004, will change. But companies have underestimated th......Full article >>>
Many companies have not adequately documented their IT controls prior to SOX. The PCAOB has made it clear that inadequate documentation in itself is likely to lead to a material weakness, or even worse, a scope limitation thus preventing the auditor from issuing a clean opinion.
Now is crunch time
The verdict is still out on the ultimate success of SOX in repairing the battere......Full article >>>
Source:wistechnology.com By Ronald Kral 10/13/04Related biology technology :1
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