For the selected company (Costco), and using an outline of the principal requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, prepare an analysis of the company’s compliance and reporting activities. This analysis should be based on a careful review of the Form 10K report, proxy statement, and other information and analysis. What is you assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the company’s reporting and compliance activities?
Examine Costco’s corporate governance system (normally the policies and other information are available at the company’s website). Evaluate the quality of the corporate governance system compared to CalPers or other standards. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the corporate governance system? What recommendations can you offer?