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    Independence, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Compliance & Legal Remedies

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    Is true auditor independence possible?
    What kinds of actions, if any, do we take in our organizations to achieve a functional level of auditor independence?
    Is compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley enough?
    Or, does SOX go overboard in requiring needless procedures and costs?
    Would we be better to require less auditing and let the legal system punish deceptive actors?

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    Yes, I do believe true auditor independence is possible. However, I believe in order to achieve auditor independence it mostly might originate from ...

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    This solution provides various questions regarding auditor independence and Sarbanes-Oxley.