Based on the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
and SEC reporting requirements for publically traded companies,
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
the roles of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of a
public company for establishing an ethical environment that generates
quality accounting and reliable financial reporting for use by
shareholders and investors. Provide support for your assessment.
a strategy for a CEO to implement, leading to an ethical environment that
leads to high-quality accounting, reporting, and forecasting. Provide
support for your recommendation.
how corporate management can provide assurances to investors that the
performance forecast and expected earnings will be realized, minimizing
the volatility of the stock price. Provide support for your suggestions.
the consequences to a publically traded company when there is a lack of
quality within financial accounting and reporting, indicating how these
consequences may be minimized. Provide support for your answer.
the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act related to accounting quality,
indicating whether or not you believe the requirements are sufficient to
protect stockholders and potential investors. Provide support for your
at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note:
Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name,
the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with
this assignment are:
the reporting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and
Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for publically traded companies.
the quality of accounting information for an organization, including the
economic content and earnings sustainability.
technology and information resources to research issues in financial
analysis and reporting.
clearly and concisely about financial analysis and reporting using proper