Sarbanes-Oxley after Three Years

23 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2005  

Larry E. Ribstein

University of Illinois College of Law (deceased); PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

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Date Written: June 20, 2005

Abstract

This article reports on the experience with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 in the three years since its passage. In general, the costs have been significant and the benefits elusive. This suggests some lessons for future regulation.

JEL Classification: K20, K22, K34, K42, L51

Suggested Citation

Ribstein, Larry E., Sarbanes-Oxley after Three Years (June 20, 2005). U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=746884 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.746884

Larry Edward Ribstein (Contact Author)

University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)

PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

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