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Supreme Court Scales Back Definition Of "Whistleblower" For Dodd-Frank's Anti-Retaliation Provision
The Supreme Court decided in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that employees who report alleged securities laws violations internally, but not to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") ...
United States
27 Feb 2018
Fourth Circuit: FCA's Retaliation Provision Protects Employment Relationship Even If Employer Is Not Subject Of Whistleblower's Disclosures
On December 22, a federal court applied the plain language of the "whistleblower-protection provisions" of the False Claims Act, including 31 U.S.C. § 3730(h), to hold that a plaintiff ...
United States
3 Jan 2018
California Lawmakers Propose Suite Of Bills To Insulate California From Trump's Agenda
California lawmakers have launched their first pre-emptive strike to resist potential future actions from the Trump administration to reverse existing environmental protection policies.
United States
10 Mar 2017
Employment Agreements Under The Bright Light Of The SEC's Enforcement Efforts
Back in April 2015, we told you about a new player in the world of employee whistleblower enforcement: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
United States
28 Feb 2017
The Defend Trade Secrets Act: What Does It Really Mean For Employers? The Good, The Bad And The Ambiguous, Part 3
In this Part 3, we address the bad — four potential downsides of the DTSA for employers.
United States
9 Jan 2017
Retention Of EB-1, EB-2, And EB-3 Immigrant Workers And Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers
On November 18, 2016, the USCIS issued its Final Rule amending certain regulations related to employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs.
United States
29 Dec 2016
Regulatory And Enforcement Round Up: A Record CFTC Whistleblower Award And Some Key DOJ/SEC FCPA Instructions For Companies
In a press release issued on April 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it paid a $10 million award to a whistleblower for original information that led to a major enforcement action by the CFTC.
United States
5 Jul 2016
Not An April Fool’s Joke
Protecting alleged "whistleblowers" has become a greater and greater priority of government agencies in recent years.
United States
14 Apr 2015
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