For this assignment, research the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 as updated by subsequent laws (e.g., Dodd-Frank, JOBS Act, etc.). Based on your research, prepare a 1,500-1,750-word that explains the following:
- The purpose of SOX.
- All major components of SOX.
- Impact of SOX on publicly traded companies
- Criticisms of SOX
- Your assessment of recommendations to improve the SOX legislation might be improved (based on the law as it is today) and your research.