UNTIL NOW, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has primarily been the concern of senior executives and finance officers. However, new requirements, scheduled to take effect later this year, could mean changes for meeting planners as well, including closer scrutiny of expense reporting and more stringent documentation requirements. Introduced by Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D-Md., and Rep. Michael Oxley, R-Ohio, the bill was enacted in 2002 to increase corporate responsibility. The area of concern is section 404, ...

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