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US Securities and Exchange Commission decrees that internal whistleblowers are afforded full protection under Dodd-Frank
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

A whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act (Act) does not have to report suspected violations to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in

SEC guidance supports protection for internal whistleblowers
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

On August 4, 2015, the SEC released a rule interpretation supporting its view that whistleblowers who report possible wrongdoing internally within

New Jersey District Court: Dodd-Frank protects internal whistleblower
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

Further reflecting the divide amongst courts regarding the definition of "whistleblower" under the Dodd-Frank Act, the District Court of New Jersey

SEC comments on whistleblower anti-retaliation provisionsinternal reporting
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

In the wake of Dodd-Frank’s passage in July 2010, many companies and corporate organizations lobbied the SEC on its upcoming whistleblower rules. One

The Ticker - August 14, 2015
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The Ticker shares recent developments in SEC compliance, capital markets, corporate governance, executive compensation and other matters important to

Fifth Circuit revives SOX whistleblower claim but rejects allegations not exhausted before OSHA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

In Wallace v. Tesoro Corp., the Fifth Circuit revived a SOX whistleblower complaint that was dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Western

The SEC’s interpretative guidance on internal whistleblowing under the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an interpretive rule stating that whistleblowers who report misconduct

Fifth Circuit rejects SOX whistleblower claims not raised in administrative complaint; adopts liberal "reasonable belief" pleading standard with respect to protected conduct
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

On July 31, 2015, the Fifth Circuit issued a decision that may have both a positive and negative impact on employers defending whistleblower

The SEC clarifies its definition of a whistleblower for purposes of Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protection
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

Earlier this week, the SEC issued an interpretation of the whistleblower rules under Section 21F of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, making

SEC issues interpretation of its regulations on definition of Dodd-Frank whistleblower
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On August 4, 2015, the SEC issued an “Interpretation of the SEC’s Whistleblower Rules Under Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.”