Tough Act To Follow

America's love affair with porsches is so strong — almost half of all those made are sold in the U.S. — that for several months the sports car's German maker has been considering whether to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. But when Porsche chief executive Wendelin Wiedeking saw the tough new Sarbanes-Oxley Act that President Bush signed into law this summer on the heels of the Enron and WorldCom scandals, he had a fit. The new law, which seeks to safeguard against fraudulent accounting, requires CEOs and CFOs to vouch for the accuracy of their company's books...

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