Impact Of Sarbanes-oxley On A Company’s Internal Controls

answer one of the questions. The chosen question needs to be answered with an initial post of at least 250 words.

(1st question) Discuss the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on a company’s internal controls. Be sure to define internal controls and discuss the basic principles for assessing internal controls.

(2nd question) The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was enacted in response to a number of accounting scandals in major corporations that resulted in the loss of billions of investor dollars. Choose one accounting scandal that precipitated this legislation and discuss whether or not internal controls (or lack thereof) contributed to the scandal.

Instructions: Forum post No less than 250 words. APA citations from internet or book.