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Confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements are under increasing scrutiny by regulators

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

In 2014 regulators increased their focus on the content of employee confidentiality, settlement and separation agreements. In particular, these

Fifth Circuit finds SOX violation in disclosure of whistleblower’s identity

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

In Halliburton, Inc. v. Administrative Review Boarda per curiam decision issued on November 12the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Gaining whistleblower protection: engaging in activity protected by Dodd-Frank is not enough

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provision

Revealing whistleblower’s identity is retaliation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that revealing a whistleblower's identity is prohibited retaliation under the

Court follows 5th Circuit Asadi decision, dismisses Dodd-Frank whistleblower claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Verfuerth v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., No. 14-cv-352 (E.D. Wis. Nov. 4, 2014

California court allows Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims to proceed despite absence of complaint to SEC

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

In a case of first impression within the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the whistleblower

WARN Act plaintiffs ask, “Are You My Employer?”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

In the well-known children’s story book written by P.D. Eastman and edited by beloved Dr. Seuss, a baby bird embarks on a quest to find his mother

SDNY dismisses extraterritorial SOX and Dodd Frank whistleblower claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Failing to heed a powerful message from the Second Circuit, overseas plaintiffs are continuing to seek to pursue SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower

Court certifies interpretation of “whistleblower” for interlocutory appeal

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

A Nebraska federal district court, which previously held that a former executive qualified as a "whistleblower" under the Dodd-Frank Act despite

SEC announces record-breaking award for foreign whistleblower in the wake of Liu v. Siemens

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

Recently, the SEC announced its largest whistleblower award to date - an expected award of $30-35 million - to be issued to a foreign resident