Lawyers in the spotlight
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act has reversed the SEC's traditional hands-off stance on the regulation of legal advisers. But, as Pamela Palmer found, the new rules are far from clear
President Bush declared the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to be “the most far-reaching reform of American business practice since the time of Franklin Delano Roosevelt”. This may be true, but the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is hardly limited to American business.
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