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First case decided under Dodd-Frank interprets its whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions expansively
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2011

On May 4, 2011, a district court in the Southern District of New York issued the first decision interpreting the scope of Dodd-Frank's whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions


Sweeping new whistleblower incentives and protections in financial reform bill
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


Fifth Circuit defines "whistleblower" narrowly under Dodd-Frank
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

On July 17, 2013, the Fifth Circuit issued the First Circuit court decision interpreting Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision


First report of SEC's whistleblower office contains some surprises
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

On November 16, 2011, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower released its first annual report to Congress, as required by section 924(d) of the Dodd-Frank Act


Dodd-Frank’s SEC whistleblower rules take effect
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2011

On August 12, 2011, the SEC's Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules became effective, establishing the procedures for whistleblowers reporting violations to the SEC under section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act to receive a bounty of between 10 and 30 percent of sanctions the SEC collects in successful actions resulting in sanctions of over $1 million