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Second Circuit clarifies “protected activity” for Sarbanes-Oxley Act retaliatory discharge claims

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Whether the plaintiff is actually engaged in "protected conduct" is always a key question when defending a retaliatory discharge claim. This

Second Circuit holds that Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblower outside U.S. territory

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Yesterday's post on the SEC's whistleblower program discussed among other topics the question of whether the Dodd-Frank Act protects employee

Whistleblower antiretaliation provision does not apply outside the U.S.

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled today that the Dodd-Frank Act's prohibition on retaliation against whistleblowers does not apply

Second Circuit strays from “definitively and specifically” standard but still dismisses SOX claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

On August 8, 2014, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim brought by a former AECOM Technology Corp

Former exec opposes interim appeal on whether she qualifies as whistleblower

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

After a Nebraska federal district court determined that a former COR Clearing LLC executive qualifies as a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act

SEC brings its first whistleblower retaliation case

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

In its first whistleblower retaliation case, the SEC ordered Respondents to pay a total of $2,181,771, and to cease and desist from violating the

Dodd-Frank whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions: clarifications around the corner?

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

Almost four years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, two recent developments suggest that clarifications regarding the whistleblower

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) authorized 43 complaints of unfair labor practices brought by McDonald’s franchise

SOX claim dismissed: rejection of IP assignment clause not protected activity

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation

Supreme Court sets new standards for ERISA stock-drop cases

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

In the Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer decision issued June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the "Moench presumption", a