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Supreme Court Invalidates SEC Expansion Of Who Can Be A Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank Act
On Wednesday February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Securities Exchange Commission regulation that sought to expand the definition of a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act, and thereby resolved a split in the Circuit Courts.
United States
28 Feb 2018
Wyoming Prohibits Trespassing For Resource Data Collection: Might Massachusetts Follow?
In addition to subjecting violators to civil and criminal enforcement, the law also prohibits use of any data collected as a result of the trespass for any purpose other than enforcement of the statute.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Congress Passes Sweeping New Legislation To Protect Trade Secrets
Late yesterday, in a departure from the partisan gridlock that has gripped Washington, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing a sweeping new statute to protect trade secrets.
United States
3 May 2016
SEC Charges KBR, Inc. With Using A Confidentiality Agreement That Could "Chill" Whistleblowing
About six months ago, the Director of the Office of the Whistleblower warned that the SEC was "going to bring a case where somebody has asked an employee or forced an employee to sign a document that in order of substance means they can’t report to us."
United States
15 Apr 2015
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