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District court rejects materiality requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower actions
  • Zuckerman Law
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

In Donaldson v. Severn Savings Bank, Judge Bredar held that there is no independent materiality element to establish protected whistleblowing under

The private equity report- Fall 2015- vol. 15, number 2
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • OECD, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 26 2015

Like other businesses today, private equity firms and their portfolio companies increasingly face serious data security threats - for example, from

Court ruling on individual Dodd-Frank liability underscores need for top level oversight and D&O coverage - interpretation of Dodd-Frank and SOX highlights corporate executive risk
  • FisherBroyles
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

Increasing the already substantial exposure of directors and officers discussed in our September 2015 Corporate Newsletter, a very recent decision by

Game of phones: employer-issued smartphones and employee Fifth Amendment protections
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

A recent court decision holding that employees can claim the Fifth Amendment and refuse to unlock password-protected smartphones, even though the

So you want to accept that board position? One more reason to pause: directors can be personally liable under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

On October 23, 2015, in a suit filed by Bio-Rad's former general counsel Sanford Wadler, the United States District Court for the Northern District

Kansas court dismisses Dodd-Frank whistleblower claim for failure to complain of securities violations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

On November 5, 2015, the District of Kansas dismissed a whistleblower retaliation claim under Dodd-Frank, ruling that the statute's anti-retaliation

Second Circuit creates split regarding definition of whistleblower under Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provisions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

On September 10, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Berman v. NeoOgilvy LLC (here), split with the Fifth Circuit regarding the reach of Dodd-Frank's

Second Circuit adopts broad interpretation of Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2015

On September 10, 2015, a divided Second Circuit appeals court held in Berman v. NeoOgilvy LLC, that an employee who reports wrongdoing internally to

Employment flash - October 2015
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a final rule requiring public companies to disclose the ratio of annual pay of

Do you have to whistle to the SEC to get protection under Dodd-Frank? The Second Circuit says no, splits with Fifth Circuit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2015

Another day, another circuit split. On September 10, 2015, the Second Circuit in Berman v. NeoOgilvy LLC held that a relator does not have to