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THE SARBANES-OXLEY GUIDEThis is a detailed summary of all the act itself.. in plain English! It covers all the important sections, and even includes a set of definitions. It should provide substantial assistance in understanding the main features and requirements.A MANAGEMENT PRESENTATION: CORPORATE CERTIFICATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTSThis is a detailed presentation covering the key aspects of the legislation, specifically sections 302, 404 and 906(a). It is supplied in PowerPoint format for that you can edit and adapt it for internal use.CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMPLIANCE ISSUESThis extensive document explains the key issues that management should be considering when seeking to achieve compliance with the stringent Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMPLIANCE CHECKLISTThis checklist is provided to enable each organization to check its level of compliance against the governance requirements described above.THE SARBANES-OXLEY AUDIT CHECKLISTThis self-assessment Audit Committee Checklist is designed to simplify the checking of your own Audit Committee to insure full compliance with the requirements of the act.SARBANES-OXLEY AUDIT COMMITTEE GUIDEOne of the most significant aspects of the act pertains to the demands placed upon the Audit Committee of the company in question. This guide sets out the main requirements of the act in respect to this, and provides an insight into the key activities that an Audit Committee member should be familiar with. Also includes a draft Audit Committee Charter.ADDITIONAL MATERIALThe Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Toolkit contains a variety of other items designed to assist the compliance process:Sarbanes-Oxley Internal ControlsThis working paper offers guidelines and advice regarding the establishment of internal controls and responsibilities.How to Use the Compliance ToolkitThis document explains how the Sarbannes-Oxley Compliance Toolkit is structured and describes the key features of the various parts of the kit.