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How Public Companies Can Address the Ethical Issue that Arise During an SEC Investigation - March 5
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics ; Morrison & Foerster
Concerned that financial fraud by companies may be continuing despite safeguards put in place under Sarbanes-Oxley, the SEC has announced that it will be taking a new and more active look at the financial reporting and disclosures of public companies. This new initiative is being spearheaded by the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and its recently created “FRAud” (Financial Reporting and Audit) Task Force.
Our panelists include SEC enforcement officials, outside counsel, auditors and ethics experts who will discuss recent developments at the SEC and what these mean to public companies and their officers and directors. During this program, our speakers will address:
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This program is intended to help companies and their executives understand how and why the SEC opens an investigation, and how companies can best position themselves in the event of an investigation. Given the SEC’s aggressive rhetoric concerning financial reporting, understanding these issues is imperative for companies and their executives. Join the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics as we host a series of briefings to help companies get insight into the “black box” that often is an SEC investigation.
Who Should Attend: