The graph below was created using Google’s graphing tools.
This horizontal bar graph shows problems that survey respondents reported discovering while complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley regulation. More than 400 audit and financial officers responded to a 2011 survey, conducted by Protiviti, on costs, time, effort, and processes in their companies related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
The survey results are reported in a Protiviti report entitled “2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey”. This report can be accessed by clicking here (PDF file).