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SEC’s Beller: Improve Processes, Don't Just Comply

Tammy Whitehouse | January 25, 2005

As Sarbanes-Oxley begins affecting corporate reporting, companies should focus not merely on the tasks and costs of compliance, but on improving finance processes to bolster investor confidence.

That was the advice of Alan Beller, director of the Corporate Finance Division of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, at a recent Stanford Law School symposium on Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.



“Companies should be striving to use the reforms as an opportunity to improve, rather than as an exercise in how to do the minimum work to...

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