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Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

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29 Jul 2002

The United States Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 -- also called the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (named after its Congressional cosponsors, Senator Sarbanes and Congressman Oxley).

Click to download a one-page summary (PDF 19k).  Or you can download the full text of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (PDF 230k).

To find information about SEC implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and related matters, go to the following SEC pages:


Selected final rule releases related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Selected proposed rule releases related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act


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