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Supreme Court Holds Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Only Covers Individuals Who ‘Tell The SEC'
In a 9-0 decision in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, the US Supreme Court held that the whistleblower protection provisions contained in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
United States
28 Feb 2018
The SEC Opens A New Avenue Of Employment Litigation
As you have likely heard by now, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been targeting companies that require departing employees, as a condition to receiving severance benefits...
United States
18 Aug 2017
Whistleblowing Procedure Under French Law
France's new Law on Transparency and Anti-Corruption aims to bring cohesion to the fractured system for whistleblowing rules and procedures in the country.
United States
15 Dec 2016
OSHA Increases Scrutiny Of Whistleblower Settlement Agreements
Following the SEC's lead OSHA recently announced new guidelines that it will consider when deciding whether to approve settlement agreements reached during OSHA investigations of whistleblower claims.
United States
28 Sep 2016
CFTC Proposes Amendments To Whistleblower Awards Process And Anti-Retaliation Authority
The amendments would make the CFTC's whistleblower awards process more uniform with the SEC's program and would enable the CFTC to bring enforcement actions against employers...
United States
8 Sep 2016
NJ Whistleblowers May Face Criminal Charges For Theft Of Company Documents
The Supreme Court of New Jersey affirms an employee's indictment for taking an employer's confidential documents without authorization, allegedly to support discrimination and retaliation claims.
United States
2 Jul 2015
OSHA Publishes Interim Final Rule For CFPA Whistleblower Claims
Companies providing consumer finance products or services should review policies and training materials to ensure compliance.
United States
16 Apr 2014
SOX Protections For Employees Of Public Companies’ Contractors And Subcontractors
The U.S. Supreme Court extends Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections, but the reach of the decision may be curtailed by "limiting principles" referenced by the Court.
United States
13 Mar 2014
OSHA Issues Interim Final Rule For FSMA Whistleblower Claims
The new rule contains important guidance regarding several aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s whistleblower provision.
United States
5 Mar 2014
FSMA Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed In Federal Court
The food industry should be aware of new risks associated with whistleblower protections for food and beverage company employees.
United States
12 Aug 2013
Fifth Circuit Limits SEC Whistleblower Program
On July 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a decision in Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA), LLC, holding that, to be a "whistleblower" under the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) whistleblower program, an employee must provide information relating to a violation of the securities laws to the SEC ..
United States
11 Aug 2013
OSHA Strengthens DOL's Whistleblower Protection Program
New initiatives bolster whistleblower program and challenge commonly used safety incentive programs; employers should reevaluate their programs and be prepared for extensive investigations.
United States
26 Apr 2012
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