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Jones Day
On April 23, 2018, the European Commission published a draft law to strengthen whistleblower protections across the European Union.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On July 12, 2018, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued its largest whistleblower award ever, approximately $30 million, as part of its Dodd-Frank whistleblower program.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2018 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
WilmerHale
In 2011, pursuant to authority granted under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) adopted rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Whistleblower Program).
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, the SEC voted (by a vote of three to two) to propose amendments to the rules related to its whistleblower program. According to Chair Clayton, the program has been a resounding success...
Proskauer Rose LLP
After Merck terminated Westawski's employment in a restructuring, she filed a whistleblower retaliation suit under Section 806 of SOX.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC proposed several rule amendments to its whistleblower program under Exchange Act Section 21F, including clarification of existing rules and technical amendments.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") voted in an open meeting on several final rules and rule proposals that will have a material impact on the
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 22, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's grant of summary judgment against Plaintiff who claimed that his employment was terminated in violation ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 20, 2018, the DC Circuit upheld the SEC's denial of a Claimant's application for a Dodd-Frank whistleblower bounty award because the SEC ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion for summary judgment against a Plaintiff claiming retaliatory blacklisting under SOX, holding that a former employer's policy ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 19, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey held that providing testimony to FINRA (which is overseen by the SEC) ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 23, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled that a plaintiff's SOX claim precluded his claim for common law retaliatory discharge.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The ARB recently affirmed a motion for summary decision against a Complainant claiming retaliatory discharge under SOX, finding that he failed to demonstrate that he engaged in protected activity ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
BofI shareholders filed a putative class action securities fraud suit when BofI's stock price fell over 30% after news broke of the whistleblower litigation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
This decision is a favorable result for individual defendants in SOX cases, who are sometimes improperly named as parties and where claims against them in OSHA complaints are lacking.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 19, 2018, the SEC announced three multi-million dollar awards to whistle-blowers to reward them for reporting misconduct.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Aux lendemains de la publication par la Commission européenne d'une proposition de directive sur les lanceurs d'alerte, c'est peu de dire que ce sujet est à la pointe de l'actualité en Europe ...
Foley & Lardner
A unique feature of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)—the federal statute opening federal courthouse doors to civil claims for trade secret misappropriation ...
Barrett & Singal, P.C
On February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark opinion substantially limiting the applicability of the whistleblower provision of the Dodd-Frank Act.
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 19, 2018, the SEC announced three multi-million dollar awards to whistle-blowers to reward them for reporting misconduct.
Foley & Lardner
Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 19, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey held that providing testimony to FINRA (which is overseen by the SEC) ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
After Merck terminated Westawski's employment in a restructuring, she filed a whistleblower retaliation suit under Section 806 of SOX.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 22, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's grant of summary judgment against Plaintiff who claimed that his employment was terminated in violation ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC proposed several rule amendments to its whistleblower program under Exchange Act Section 21F, including clarification of existing rules and technical amendments.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion for summary judgment against a Plaintiff claiming retaliatory blacklisting under SOX, holding that a former employer's policy ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 23, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled that a plaintiff's SOX claim precluded his claim for common law retaliatory discharge.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") voted in an open meeting on several final rules and rule proposals that will have a material impact on the
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded its largest whistleblower payments to date, splitting approximately $50 million between two whistleblowers and giving more than $33 million ...
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