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Whistleblower Challenges Delayed Bounty Award
In a petition for a writ of mandamus filed on April 29, 2019 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, an unidentified whistleblower who claims to have tipped the SEC to alleged violations
United States
31 Jul 2019
Update On Bofl SOX Whistleblower Litigation
We previously reported in October 2017 and March 2017 on a whistleblower litigation brought by Charles Erhart, a former Bank of Internet Holding, Inc. (Bofl) internal auditor.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Minnesota Federal Court Rejects Employer's Attempt To Litigate State-Law Whistleblower Claim In Federal Forum
On March 11, 2019, a federal court in Minnesota rejected an employer's attempt to litigate a plaintiff's state-law whistleblower claim in a federal forum,
United States
1 Apr 2019
Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment On SOX Whistleblower Claim
On February 15, 2019, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Andeavor Corporation f/k/a Tesoro Corporation on a SOX whistleblower claim ...
United States
13 Mar 2019
California Federal Court Stays SOX Claim Pending Arbitration Of Related Claims
On December 21, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California stayed a plaintiff's whistleblower retaliation claim under SOX
United States
14 Jan 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Anti-Retaliation Provisions Of Dodd-Frank Apply Only To Whistleblowers Who Report To The SEC
On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an individual is not covered by the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Act unless they have provided information ...
United States
1 Mar 2018
U.S. Supreme Court To Review Scope Of "Whistleblower" Under Dodd-Frank
Having passed on the opportunity to address this issue in Verble v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC., No. 16-946 (6th Cir. 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court has now decided to resolve this important question.
United States
5 Jul 2017
Ninth Circuit - Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers
The Ninth Circuit thus aligned itself with the Second Circuit on this issue while the Fifth Circuit came to the opposite conclusion.
United States
14 Mar 2017
No Bounty For Purported Tipster
This order provides insight into a whistleblower tip that essentially goes nowhere, which is what happens to the overwhelmingly vast majority of them.
United States
6 Jun 2016
Tennessee District Court Limits Scope Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim
The Eastern District of Tennessee recently dismissed whistleblower claims, finding that the Plaintiff was not entitled to protection under Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, or the False Claims Act.
United States
20 Dec 2015
Second Circuit: Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers
Today, the Second Circuit issued its highly anticipated decision in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy, ruling (in a 2-1 decision) that Dodd-Frank's whistleblower protection provision applies to internal complaints
United States
11 Sep 2015
SEC Issues Interpretive Rule Regarding Definition Of Dodd-Frank "Whistleblower"
In response to the disagreement amongst courts regarding the scope of Dodd-Frank's employment retaliation protections, on August 4, 2015, the SEC issued an "interpretive rule".
United States
10 Aug 2015
Tyco Seeks En Banc Review of Controversial Third Circuit Wiest v. Lynch Decision
Tyco Electronics Corporation filed a Petition for Rehearing En Banc with the Third Cir
United States
6 Apr 2013
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