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588. Ehud Kamar, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, & Eric Talley, Sarbanes-Oxley's Effects on Small Firms: What is the Evidence, 06/2007.

Abstract: This article presents an overview of the regulatory regime created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) and its implications for small firms. We review the available evidence in three distinct domains: compliance costs, stock price reactions, and firmsí decisions to exit regulated securities markets.

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