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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Supreme Court Upholds Sarbanes-Oxley


“[T]he Supreme Court unanimously rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which established the [Public Accounting Oversight] board and sought to reform corporate America after the Enron and WorldCom accounting scandals.” (New York Times, Tuesday)

A blunt instrument accompanied by myriad unintended consequences.

FEE Timely Classic
“Punishing the Innocent: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act” by Barbara R. Hunter