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C-SOX and it”s impact on Canada

The bankruptcies of Enron in 2001 and Worldcom in 2002 were due, in large part, from financial reporting irregularities. The sheer magnitude of Enron's collapse (Enron had revenues of over $100 billion), the nature of some of their accounting practices, and complicity of other firms who turned a "blind eye" to the questionable transactions, created a crisis in confidence for investors who rely upon the financial statements of publicly traded companies in making investment decisions. Read More