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SDNY Dismisses SOX And Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims Against Private Company
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims, finding that the alleged whistleblowing did not involve fraud related to a public company.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Ninth Circuit Affirms Most Of Jury Verdict In Former GC's SOX Whistleblower Lawsuit
On February 26, 2019, the Ninth Circuit affirmed much of a jury's approximately $11M verdict finding that a former general counsel was discharged in retaliation for reporting alleged Foreign Corrupt
United States
15 Mar 2019
Texas District Court Dismisses SOX Whistleblower Claim For Lack of Protected Activity
Plaintiff Joann Brown was Defendant Colonial Savings, F.A.'s Assistant Vice President of Business Support.
United States
30 Mar 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
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
NY Whistleblower Bounty Program On The Horizon?
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently announced his plans to propose legislation that would create a whistleblower incentive program at the state level.
United States
10 Mar 2015
Consumer Financial Product Whistleblower Complaints Up Dramatically, SOX Complaints (With OSHA) Down
According to data provided by OSHA, the total number of whistleblower complaints has generally increased over the past ten years.
United States
8 Jan 2015
Court Follows 5th Circuit Asadi Decision, Dismisses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Verfuerth v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., No. 14-cv-352 (E.D. Wis. Nov. 4, 2014) recently ruled that the Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection provision does not protect employees who only report alleged violations of the securities laws internally
United States
13 Nov 2014
Larger Rewards For Wall Street Whistleblowers May Be On The Horizon
The Obama administration will seek to remove the $1.6 million cap on rewards to whistleblowers who provide evidence of criminal conduct under FIRREA.
United States
29 Sep 2014
SEC Brings First Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Case
The SEC recently issued an Order against Paradigm Capital Management, Inc. for allegedly engaging in principal trades without effective client disclosure and consent.
United States
30 Jun 2014
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Remains In Limbo
The authority and leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a body created by Dodd-Frank to regulate consumer protection of financial products and services, continues to remain in limbo in the wake of the recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit invalidating President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
United States
27 Mar 2013
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