Gartner Research

SOX Compliance Requires Special Attention When Outsourcing

Published: 16 June 2006

ID: G00140868

Analyst(s): Christine Adams, Teri N Hollander, Diane Scarponi


Three years into the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies have adapted to these financial reporting regulations, but they remain confused about some aspects of compliance. Use this report to update your understanding of SOX requirements when outsourcing business processes.

Table Of Contents
  • The SOX Story So Far
  • SOX and Outsourcing
  • What to Do When SOX Applies
  • SAS 70 and Process Standards
  • What Else to Include
  • Additional Recommendations

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