- What is the importance of Sections 302 and 404?
- "Implementing" SOX using COSO and COBIT
- SOX's impact on foreign companies andnonprofits
- Achieving cost-effective sustainable compliance
- The evolving role of the SEC and the PCAOB
Praise for ESSENTIALS OF SARBANES-OXLEY
"Since its enactment in 2002, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and itsSection 404 internal control requirements have caused many a greatdeal of 'pain and suffering ' With its emphasis on what SanjayAnand frequently reminds us is the 'real world, ' this book shouldreduce some of that pain as it provides a practical and veryrealistic approach for an effective implementation ofSarbanes-Oxley internal control processes. The book has referencesto the new changes in auditing standards and emphasizes achievingsustainable compliance-practical and realistic approaches."
--Robert R. Moeller, President, Compliance &Control Systems, Inc.
"Sanjay Anand has provided what every busy executive needs, aconcise overview of Sarbanes-Oxley Act essentials. His book is aterrific reference text that I recommend to anyone who needs toquickly understand the substance of the Act."
--Scott Green, Chief Administration Officer Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
"If you are looking to put together the various pieces-finance, accounting, audit, legal, IT, ethics-and understand the 'bigpicture' of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, there is no other book likethis. With 'Tips & Techniques' and 'In the Real World'examples, this book brings lively, practical, tangible, andcompressible dimensions to a complex, multifaceted (and often dry)subject. This is essential reading for those new to the process andold hands going into their third and fourth years of SOX. It willalso help those in other countries adopting SOX-like internalcontrols and regulations."
--Dr. Anthony Tarantino, Governance, Risk, andCompliance Center of Excellence, IBM, Financial Services Sector, Silicon Valley and New York City
Written by Sanjay Anand, one of the world's leading corporategovernance, risk management, and regulatory compliance experts, this simple to use book is designed with appreciation for demandingprofessional obligations, with information always easy to find andat your fingertips. Essentials of Sarbanes-Oxley equips youwith the knowledge you and all your company members need toinitiate a SOX project, allocate a budget, and help your companyachieve compliance.