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Seminal decision could make it harder for publicly traded employers to defeat Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims

USA - October 27 2014 Long awaited in Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) whistleblower circles, on October 9, 2014 the U. S. Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB)…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Kevin E. Griffith.

"Pay me, or else…": California court rules employee's pre-litigation Qui Tam threat is extortionate

USA - July 1 2014 A California appellate court recently issued a warning to employees who try to negotiate settlements with their employers by making veiled threats to…

Co-authors: Jessica F. Pizzutelli.

Supreme Court's first Sarbanes-Oxley decision promises expansion of coverage to most privately held businesses

USA - March 6 2014 In Lawson v. FMR LLC, the Supreme Court massively expanded the scope of the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), from 4,500…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Stephen T. Melnick.

Retaliation and whistleblower claims by in-house counsel

USA - March 29 2013 With recent legislative efforts to expand whistleblower rights and protections, many employers have found themselves confronting an increase in the…

Co-authors: Allan G. King, Gregory Keating, Earl (Chip) M. Jones III, Linda M. Jackson , Patricia J. Martin .

Third Circuit adopts new broader standard for defining protected activity for whistleblowers

USA - March 25 2013 The roller coaster continues for how to define protected activity under the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). In a recent decision that signifies a major…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Jill M. Weimer .

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