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SEC continues its efforts to make Dodd-Frank whistleblowing easier

USA - August 14 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued interpretative guidance intended to advance the agency's position that a whistleblower…

Co-authors: Kevin E. Griffith, Alexa J. Laborda Nelson.

District court holds False Claims Act applies to employee allegedly terminated for engaging in protected activity against unrelated former employer

USA - June 11 2015 In a matter of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in Cestra v. Mylan Inc. No. 15-0873 (E.D. Pa., May…

Co-authors: Gregory Keating, Joseph A. Lazazzero.

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.

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