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The Brave New Fiduciary World Has Arrived - The DOL Tries to Find a More Ideal Balance in the Final “Investment Advice” Rules
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") on April 6, 2016 released the final version of its "investment advice" regulation and accompanying

Whistleblower Claims Under SOX and Dodd-Frank: Recent Developments
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • May 25 2016

In 2002, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"), which extends whistleblower protections to certain individuals who report conduct they

May's Notable Cases and Events in E-Discovery
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2016

A Southern District of New York ruling granting in part plaintiffs’ motion to compel and awarding attorneys’ fees but denying without prejudice their

Significant Developments in Whistleblower Payouts and Protections Continue to Attract Attention
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 24 2016

Whistleblower protections and significant bounties paid to whistleblowers in the U.S. continue to make headlines, just as issuers in Canada brace for

Financial Services Regulation exchange - issue 29 - May 2016 - USA
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

The final US Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary regulation (the Final Rule) and other guidance published by the DOL on April 8 will have a

Companies need specific, well-executed plans to meet growing demands of federal and state agencies
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

While cybersecurity risks have increased, government regulation has traditionally lagged behind. Recently, some government entities have tried to

Restrictive Covenants: Do Yours Meet a Changing Landscape?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

Restrictive covenants are an important tool for businesses concerned about the protection of their confidential business information and the costs of

SEC Supports Protections for Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers Who Report Internally
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to demonstrate its commitment to providing broad protections to whistleblowers who oppose

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of SOX Whistleblower Case
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

In Weist v. Tyco Electronics Corp., 812 F.3d 310 (3d Cir. 2016), the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower

SEC Continues to File Amicus Briefs in Support of Its Definition of “Whistleblower”
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

The SEC continues to file amicus briefs in an effort to convince federal courts that the Dodd-Frank Act protects whistleblowers from retaliation