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Only Persons Who Report Security Violations To The SEC Are Whistleblowers Under Dodd-Frank: Supreme Court Decides Digital Realty Trust Case
The Supreme Court in Digital Realty Trust narrowed the definition of a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act only to those persons who have provided information of a securities laws violation to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), resolving a split between the Fifth and Ninth Circuits. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, ___ U.S. ___, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018).
United States
23 Feb 2018
SEC Whistleblower Program May Be Facing Congressional Cutback
According to a memo circulating amongst Republican-party leaders as of February 13th, Republicans in the House of Representatives are planning to propose a significant curtailment...
United States
7 Mar 2017
A Review Of Recent Whistleblower Developments - January 2015
On November 17, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Whistleblower Office issued its Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report.
United States
6 Jan 2015
A Review Of Recent Whistleblower Developments - July 2014
On June 3, 2014, the SEC announced a whistleblower award of $875,000 to be split evenly by two individuals who acted together in assisting the SEC.
United States
14 Jul 2014
Appeals Court Restricts Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections
The plaintiff, who was working in the Middle East, was fired after he complained internally that GE Energy's actions in Iraq may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
22 Jul 2013
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