Thursday, 23 October 2014

Assignment 1: Whishtleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Assignment 1: Whistleblowing andSarbanes-Oxley Due

1.     Describe the key characteristics of a whistleblower, and briefly summarize one (1) researched instance of whistleblowing one (1) publicly traded company within the last 12 months. Include the details of the issue that the whistleblower reported and the effect of the whistleblower’s actions on both the whistleblower himself and the company.

2.     Decide whether or not the whistleblower was justified in reporting the company’s actions. Provide a rationale for your response.

3.     Examine the extent to which the whistleblowerwould be protected under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Justify your response.

4.     Use at least two (2) quality resources inthis assignment. Note:Wikipedia is not an acceptable reference and proprietary Websites do notqualify as academic resources.


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