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Congress is moving to pass a legislative package responding to recent financial and accounting scandals. Included are enhanced criminal penalties for white-collar crime, limits on audit firms providing other consulting services, and a prohibition on the discharge of debts arising from securities fraud, among many other features. What is the likely impact on corporate fraud of such measures?
 
these changes will significantly reduce corporate fraud (7)
6.54%
these changes will modestly reduce corporate fraud (52)
48.6%
these changes will have no impact at all on corporate fraud (41)
38.32%
don't know/no opinion (7)
6.54%

Total of votes: 107

 

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