Surviving The System

In his role as CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sam DiPiazza is in a position to check the pulse of corporate America, hearing firsthand from other executives what they think of the effects of Sarbanes-Oxley on the business world. Lately he has been hearing quite a bit of griping. DiPiazza recently talked with TIME's Dorinda Elliott about his concerns. Excerpts:

TIME: Has corporate reform gone too far?

SAM DIPIAZZA: Most people think the changes overall have been good. The system needed change. To demand that CEOs should declare that their financial controls work--how can you argue with that? But in some cases, boards are...

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