JOHN HANCOCK FINANCIAL SERVICES HAS BEEN BUILDING
world-class audit and control processes for several years.
Thus, the company was well-positioned when the U.S.
Sarbanes-Oxley Act was enacted in 2002. John Hancock
took advantage of this positioning to develop additional
practices to assist in the implementation of the internal
control provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley. Systems and
procedures for full compliance with the act, including an
enterprisewide controls database, are now fully implemented
This completely integrated audit and control model can be
used by organizations worldwide to improve audit results,
corporate governance, and regulatory compliance. These practices