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Re: open source PostgreSQL not supportable? (Was: Challenging SQL Query Problem. Can you solve it?)

From: DA Morgan <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 11:31:50 -0800
Message-ID: <1136835103.660811@jetspin.drizzle.com>


HansF wrote:
> On Mon, 09 Jan 2006 08:28:50 -0500, Bruce Lewis wrote:
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>
>

>>Quite true.  It's a good thing the Sarbanes-Oxley statute (a U.S. law,
>>not an international law, by the way) does not require companies to

>
>
> While it may not be an international law, it requires that any company
> that has international subsidiaries enfore the rules in those
> subsidiaries, and conversely it requires any US subs for foreign
> companies to follow those rules as well.
>
> The above being (as far as I know) limited to companies that want to trade
> publically on US [stock] markets.

And it should be noted that many countries have laws far tougher and far better enforced than the US. Japanese banking laws, for one, are years ahead of their US counterparts.

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
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Received on Mon Jan 09 2006 - 13:31:50 CST

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