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E.D. Pennsylvania Limits Protected Activity Under SOX
In Westawski v. Merck & Co., No. 14-cv-3239 (E.D. Pa. Oct. 18, 2016), the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted Defendant Merck & Co. (Company) summary judgment...
United States
2 Nov 2016
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Connecticut Court Clarifies SOX Whistleblower Pleading Standard
On December 15, 2015, the District of Connecticut refused to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim, ruling that: (1) the heightened Rule 9(b) pleading standard for fraud claims does not apply to SOX whistleblower retaliation claims; and (2) to plead a "reasonable belief," a SOX whistleblower plaintiff needs to show that her claim at least approximately satisfied the elements of a claim under the securities laws that allegedly were violated (i.e., that it is sufficiently "tethered" to a
United States
5 Jan 2016
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Cal. Court Limits Protected Activity Under Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision
Plaintiff, a CPA who was employed by the Company, allegedly complained to his managers about various purported errors in the Company's accounting practices.
United States
9 Jul 2015
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6th Circuit Reverses Itself, Abandons "Definitively And Specifically" Standard For SOX Whistleblower Protected Activity
Mr. Rhinehimer was a certified financial planner at U.S. Bancorp (Company) who was terminated after he complained to his supervisor about allegedly inappropriate trades.
United States
10 Jun 2015
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