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Supreme Court expands Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection to employees of private companies

  • Nexsen Pruet
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

In 2002, after corporate fraud at Enron led to the company's collapse, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Under SOX's main whistleblower

OSHA publishes interim final rule for CFPA whistleblower claims

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On April 3, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim final rule, effective that day, that contains important

A review of recent whistleblower developments

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2014

In a ground-breaking decision, on March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held in Lawson v. FMR LLC, 571 U.S. __ Case 12-3 (Mar. 4, 2014), that

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 shields both employees of a public company and employees of its privately held contractors and subcontractors

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

On March 4, 2014, the Supreme Court held that a provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 116 Stat. 745, shields not only employees of a public

SEC at odds with Siemens over whether whistleblower protections extend to employees who report wrongdoing directly to their companies

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

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) is seeking to expand the definition of a corporate whistleblower to protect employees who report

The U.S. Supreme Court extends Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections to employees of mutual fund investment advisers and other privately-held contractors to public companies

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States on March 4, 2014 held that employees of a privately-held mutual fund investment adviser are protected under a

Recent cases - January through March 2014

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

This action is one of the first decisions issued regarding the forced-placed insurance provision pursuant to the new mortgage servicing regulations

Are whistleblower internal complaints protected under Dodd-Frank?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

There is a split in the federal courts over the scope of Dodd-Frank's whistleblower protections that may eventually reach the Supreme Court. The

Supreme Court extends SOX whistleblower protections to contractor employees

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 25 2014

Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) creates a private right of action for whistleblower employees who are retaliated against for disclosing

U.S. Supreme Court expands SOX whistleblowing protection as SEC cautions companies against incentivizing employees to keep complaints internal

  • Faegre Baker Daniels
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

The enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 led to significant changes in corporate governance and financial reporting policies at public