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SEC to bring Sarbanes-Oxley Section 304 cases with a new twist?

Section 304 of Sarbanes-Oxley (Sarbanes-Oxley news) initially didn't get a lot of attention. That may have stemmed from the SEC's decision to bring cases under the section only sparingly. From 2002

Did Justices tip their hand on Sarbanes-Oxley?

We probably will not know exactly what the Supreme Court justices think about the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board until spring, when a decision is revealed. If you were the gambling sort,

Finally, the Supreme Court takes up Sarbanes-Oxley

After a whole lot of angst, punditry and hand-wringing, we have finally arrived at the beginning of the moment of truth: The Supreme Court was scheduled to finally take up the issue of the Public

These men want to takedown Sarbanes-Oxley

The Supreme Court has taken up the issue of PCAOB constitutionality, which has thrust two Jones Day lawyers Michael Carvin and Noel Francisco into the case of a lifetime. The world sees them as

Supreme Court and Sarbox update

It looks like the Supreme Court will begin its deliberation of "Free Enterprise Fund and Beckstead and Watts vs. the Public Company Accounting Board and the United States of America" on December 7.

Never say never on Sarbanes-Oxley

Not so long ago, we were quite sure that there was no hope for another delay to the deadline by which nonaccelerated filers would have to comply with 404(b). This rule, of course, requires an

Skilling to get out of jail?

Jeff Skilling, the CEO of Enron and the poster boy for gargantuan corporate frauds, has won a huge victory in his bid to get out of jail. The Supreme Court has decided to hear his appeal, which means

The road ahead for the PCAOB

Over the last few years, the PCAOB has really set the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance agenda. The compliance IT agenda followed. But it's worth noting that the board now stands at a cross roads. "The

Olson to step down at PCAOB

Mark Olson has announced he will step down as chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which he has headed since July 2006, according to media reports. His resignation takes hold on

The irony of the PCAOB constitutional challenge

We've covered the long-running constitutional challenge to the PCAOB, created by Sarbanes-Oxley, but we're still somewhat surprised by the news that the Supreme Court will hear the case. It's unclear