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SEC Opens up the Toolbox to File First Stand-alone Whistleblower Retaliation Case
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

Welcome back to Whistleblower Week here at Cady Bar the Door. It is a glorious time. Today we discuss In re International Game Technology, Inc. (link

SEC Smacks Another Company for Impeding Whistleblowers by Prohibiting Monetary Awards
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

As we discussed, in early August the SEC sued BlueLinx Holdings, Inc. (link is external) for violations of Rule 21F-17(a) for the way it structured

CFPB Single-Director Structure Unconstitutional: CFPB Director Now Serves at President’s Will
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2016

A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled October 11, 2016, that the current structure of the Consumer

Restoring Decades-Old Precedent, the DOL Blows the Whistle on Fordham's "Fundamental Error"
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

On Friday, September 30, 2016, U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Administrative Review Board (ARB) issued its highly anticipated decision in Palmer v

Financial Services Update, Vol 11, Issue 36
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • October 3 2016

In a September 21, 2016 complaint filed in federal district court in Philadelphia, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Leon

Federal Whistleblower Statutes Aren’t a Cure-All
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

When Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts, it included protections for employees who blow the whistle on wrongdoing by their

SDNY Refuses to Dismiss Executive’s Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

On August 24, 2016, the Southern District of New York denied Defendants’ motion to dismiss a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim brought by

E.D. Wisconsin: SOX Does Not Protect Whistleblower Complaints Based On Immaterial, Routine Events
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted the Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on its former CEO’s SOX whistleblower claim

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for August 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

On August 11, 2016, SEC announced it had resolved allegations that Houston-based Key Energy Services, Inc. improperly recorded as legitimate

Considerations for Foreign Banks Financing in the United States
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

Foreign issuers, including foreign banks, which are considering accessing the US capital markets have a number of financing alternatives. As