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First Circuit Holds That Section 806 Of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Extends Only To Employees Of Public Companies, Not Employees Of Private Companies Who Are Contractors Or Subcontractors For Covered Public Companies
In Lawson v. FMR LLC, No. 10-2240, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 2085 (1st Cir. Feb. 3, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in a case of first impression, held that the whistleblower provision in Section 806 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C. § 1514A ("SOX"), applies only to employees of public companies, and does not protect employees of private companies who are contractors or subcontractors for the covered public company.
United States
22 Feb 2012
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A New Weapon Against Debtors! Attachment In Aid Of International Arbitration Is Permitted Even Where The Court Lacks Personal Jurisdiction Over The Debtor
In the matter of "In re Sojitz Corporation v. Prithvi Information Solutions, Ltd", Index No. 602511/2009 (1st Dept. 2011) ("Sojitz Corp."), the First Department, in a case of first impression, affirmed the decision of former Justice James A. Yates, and held that a creditor can attach assets in New York, for security purposes, in anticipation of an award that will be rendered in an international arbitration proceeding, even though the debtor has no connection to New York by way of personal jurisd
United States
17 Oct 2011
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