Sarbanes-Oxley Act/Related Articles
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- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Financial system : The interactive system of organisations that serve as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers.
- Public accounting : Add brief definition or description
- Public corporation : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. financial laws : Laws and enforcement mechanisms of the United States, which deal with banks and financial institutions, primarily focused on domestic activities rather than international economics
- Securities Act of 1933 : An act passed by the United States Congress in 1933 that required companies to disclose information about their business, in an effort to prevent lying, defrauding, or misleading customers.
- Securites Exchange Act of 1934 : Add brief definition or description
- Investment Advisers Act of 1940 : Add brief definition or description
- Bank Secrecy Act : A piece of legislation with a somewhat confusing name, as it is intended to strip secrecy from certain bank customers who engage in possibly illegal activities, suggestive of money laundering or tax evasion
- Glass-Steagall Act : Major U.S. banking legislation passed during Great Depression incorporated into the Banking Act of 1933 which separated commercial banking from investment banking among other acts. Partially repealed in 1999.
- Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act : A 1999 U.S. law that repealed two provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1932, and let banks, insurers, and securities traders combine their activities; it also introduced other changes to U.S. banking law including privacy requirements and expansions to the Federal Home Loan Bank System.