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Dodd-Frank whistleblower litigation heating up

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 10 2014

The past few months have been busy for courts and the SEC dealing with securities whistleblowers. The Supreme Court's potentially landmark decision

Court denies extraterritorial application of the Dodd-Frank Act's whistleblowing provisions

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

On August 14, 2014, in Liu Meng-Lin v. Siemens AG, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit unanimously held

Second Circuit affirms no extraterritorial application for Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation provision

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

In Liu v. Siemens A.G., No. 13-cv-4385, 2014 WL 3953672 (2d Cir. Aug. 14, 2014), the Second Circuit affirmed that the anti-retaliation provision in

Federal court in District of Columbia dismisses whistleblower claims of former Fannie Mae employee

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

On August 25, 2014, the District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a claim brought by a former employee of Fannie Mae alleging violations

Court of appeals asked to clarify scope of Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower protections

  • Saul Ewing LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A Federal Court of Appeals has been asked to clarify the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010's

Federal Appeals court says Dodd-Frank does not protect overseas whistleblowers

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblowers outside the United States. In Liu

Second Circuit rules on question of whether Dodd-Frank protects whistleblowers outside U.S.

  • Saul Ewing LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Saul Ewing's White Collar and Government Enforcement attorneys have been following Meng-Lin Liu v. Siemens, A.G since a district court judge ruled

Made for the U.S.A only: Second Circuit holds that the Dodd-Frank Act’s antiretaliation provision applies only domestically

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

According to the SEC, in fiscal year 2013, foreign whistleblowers accounted for 404 of the 3,238 whistleblower reports received by the SEC (nearly

Second Circuit rejects extraterritorial application of Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower anti-retaliation provision

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

On August 14, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit became the first U.S. appellate court to weigh in on the extraterritorial

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

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • 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