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McGuireWoods LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held, in connection with an interlocutory appeal, that the False Claims Act (FCA) anti-retaliation provisions protect relators from post-employment retaliatory conduct.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 29, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 31, 2021, the Sixth Circuit addressed an issue of first impression in the circuit, holding that the False Claims Act's ("FCA") ...
Ballard Spahr LLP
As we have blogged, the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 ("AMLA") amended the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") to expand greatly the options for whistleblowers alleging anti-money laundering ("AML")...
Ballard Spahr LLP
Today's episode features a discussion of the new whistleblower provisions in the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020. We'll discuss the types of businesses covered...
lus Laboris
A recent Bill introduces new duties for employers in Illinois, including in relation to job applicants' criminal records, reporting on gender, race and ethnicity and equal pay.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 15, 2021, the SEC announced payment of more than $50 million to joint whistleblowers who provided the SEC with information that resulted in the return of tens of millions of dollars to harmed investors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this article the author analyzes recent securities fraud cases in the Ninth Circuit and finds that their treatment of loss causation demonstrates a need for Supreme Court intervention.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The SEC announced on April 8, 2021 the departure of Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower. Ms. Norberg had been with the Office nearly since its inception in 2012...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Office of the Whistleblower Chief Jane Norberg will step down after serving in the position since 2016.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The employee must be given at least 5 business days to respond to the notification.
Jones Day
On March 29, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced an award of more than $500,000 to a whistleblower who had initially raised concerns internally about potential violations...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently extended the False Claims Act's (FCA) whistleblower protections to former employees, splitting from another federal court of appeals that applied the...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded over $500,000 to a whistleblower for providing original information that led to a successful enforcement and aided in stopping an ongoing fraudulent scheme.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 22, 2021, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a decision by the ARB dismissing a whistleblower retaliation complaint under SOX for failure to file within the 180-day statutory deadline.
Littler Mendelson
On March 3, 2021, in Rohrer v. Oswego Cove, LLC, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed the lower court's dismissal of an employee's common-law wrongful discharge claim for seeking legal advice
Jones Day
The Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act authorizes a U.S. Treasury Department pilot program aimed at rewarding whistleblowers who provide information leading to the restraint, seizure, forfeiture, or repatriation of assets ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In Tarrant County College District v. Sims, No. 05-20-00351 (March 10, 2021), the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas held that "claim[s] of discrimination based on sexual orientation...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 23, 2021, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed into law SB1480. As discussed below, the law makes significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA)
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In a derivative suit arising from alleged acts and omissions relating to Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, shareholders filed a redacted complaint in the Chancery Court of Delaware.
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