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Law and ethical issues: Are Dr Milton and Dr Pierce protected by SOX law?

Please review the attached cases.

Would the SOX law have protected Dr. Donn Milton? Dr. Grace Pierce?

What kind of corporate wrongdoing might a senior executive discover that would not be covered by SOX?


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SOX would not have covered Dr. Milton or Dr. Pierce. The reason SOX would not protect Dr. Milton is because he was working for a not-for-profit company. SOX applies to public U.S. ...

Solution Summary

The solution explains why or why not the law according to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is applicable in the two cases of Dr Donn Milton and Dr Grace Pierce.