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Debevoise & Plimpton
Guiding a client through a US government investigation requires advising on a myriad of complex strategic decisions.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On August 5, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reached a decision in Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, 1 overturning a nearly $1 million award to a former UBS strategist...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 5, 2022, the Second Circuit overturned a nearly $1 million jury award granted to a former employee of UBS Securities LLC ("UBS").
Cooley LLP
A crisis can take many different forms.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 26, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had adopted two amendments to its whistleblower program rules proposed earlier this year (see our post here).
Cooley LLP
On Friday, the SEC, without holding an open meeting, adopted two amendments to the whistleblower program that had been proposed in February. The vote was three to two.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On July 13, 2022, the First Circuit reversed a denial of summary judgment, finding plaintiff could not satisfy his burden of showing he engaged in protected activity under the SOX whistleblower protection provision.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Everyone generally agrees that people and organizations should be able to protect their proprietary and valuable information. But one area where we've seen legislative fretting...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a decision with potentially wide-ranging implications for federal whistleblower protection law, the Second Circuit has held that plaintiffs who allege they were punished...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Colorado General Assembly was busy drafting and passing numerous employment laws during its 2022 legislative session, creating a wave of change for employers in the Centennial State.
Freeman Law
Freeman Law's "The Tax Court in Brief" covers every substantive Tax Court opinion, providing a weekly brief of its decisions in clear, concise prose.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has implications for whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act" or "The Act").
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Throughout the 2022 Colorado legislative session, the General Assembly enacted numerous laws impacting the landscape of employment law within the state.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
The California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act provides procedures for both voluntary and judicial dissolution. When a member or members of a California limited liability...
Freeman Law
The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 established the Whistleblower Office of the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS"). According to the IRS, the Whistleblower Office...
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Readers of this space will know that I was an early critic of the SEC's whistleblower program. In 2016, for example, I observed that the SEC had awarded $136 million to only 37 individuals.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Since issuing its first whistleblower award in 2012, the SEC has awarded approximately $1.3 billion to 278 individuals.
Debevoise & Plimpton
The DOJ's announcement follows the court's approval of a tentative settlement reached on April 27, 2022 by Aerojet and the whistleblower who filed the claims.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 7, 2022, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, relying on recent ARB decisions, held that a plaintiff who lived and worked for a Canadian subsidiary of a US company...
Foley & Lardner
On May 6, 2022, the SEC announced a total award of nearly $3.5 million to four whistleblowers.
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