Accountants, lawyers, business owners, and corporate managers of all kinds are currently dealing with the biggest change in corporate governance since the 1930's. As full implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act gets under way-bringing large changes in corporate accounting and disclosure-managers everywhere need a plain-English guide that explains the legislation simply and practically. Sarbanes-Oxley For Dummies provides an implementation framework for firms as they struggle to come into compliance; explains key provisions in the legislation; and identifies specific actions needed to achieve compliance. In addition, this straight-to-the-point guide presents a summary of best practices, smart business policies, and invaluable compliance checklists.
Jill Gilbert, JD, CPA (Milwaukee, WI), is an accountant, a former tax consultant, and an attorney who runs her firm's Sarbanes-Oxley consulting division. She is also the author of two For Dummies technology titles.