23 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Date Written: June 20, 2005
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: 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
By Kate Litvak