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Tenth Circuit issues its first decision interpreting SOX: offers broad reading of the act *

USA - June 11 2013
On Tuesday, June 4th, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its first decision interpreting the Sarbanes Oxley Act's whistleblower protection…

Co-authors: Joshua F. Naylor, Renee Phillips, Lisa Lupion.

California Supreme Court allows See’s Candy time rounding decision to stand *

USA - March 4 2013
Earlier last month, the California Supreme Court denied petitions to review and depublish the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District’s…

Co-authors: Lauri A. Damrell , Craig Wickersham .

Supreme Court reaffirms enforceability of arbitration agreement in noncompetition dispute *

USA - December 11 2012
In a succinct opinion issued on November 26, 2012, the Supreme Court delivered a stern warning to state courts that fail to enforce arbitration clauses accompanying noncompetition agreements.

Co-authors: Devin Slack.

Federal court decisions permit two Dodd-Frank whistleblower cases to proceed *

USA - October 11 2012
Two federal district courts recently issued decisions adopting a broad interpretation of the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) and allowed Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims to proceed past motions to dismiss.

Co-authors: Renee Phillips, Mike Delikat.

The NLRB finds that social media policy violates the National Labor Relations Act *

USA - September 25 2012
In its first ruling on an employer’s social media policy, the National Labor Relations Board found that Costco Wholesale Corporation’s social media policy in its employee handbook violated the National Labor Relations Act.

Co-authors: Lena P. Ryan , Sara E. Dionne .

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