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AIB acted swiftly yesterday to reject reports that profits might be used to shore up the banking group's pension fund.
It was generally agreed that a primary objective of Sarbanes-Oxley is to shore up credibility of the accounting profession by eliminating opportunities for firms to check their own work.
If information is controlled to save lives or shore up American vulnerability during times of war and national emergency, and if these controls are limited in time and scope, the media are wrong to oppose them.