Publication Date

Fall 2018

Faculty Supervisor

Nicole Melander


This honors project essay summarizes the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOA), a law that requires all publicly-traded companies to report internal accounting controls to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Certain provisions of the act apply to private companies as well. This essay examines the history of the act, what led to its implementation, and the effects of the act thus far.


Accounting 101


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