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Supreme Court Holds Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Only Covers Individuals Who ‘Tell the SEC’

USA - February 23 2018 In a 9-0 decision in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, the US Supreme Court held that the whistleblower protection provisions contained in the…

Sarah E. Bouchard, W. John Lee, Susan D. Resley.

Texas Court Strikes Down DOL’s Amended Overtime Regulations

USA - September 1 2017 The order invalidates the US Department of Labor’s revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations for the executive, administrative, and…

Russell R. Bruch, Thomas A. Linthorst, Michael J. Puma.

US Supreme Court: Five-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to SEC Disgorgement

USA - June 6 2017 In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court has ruled in Kokesh v. SEC that the five-year statute of limitations in 28 U.S.C. § 2462 applies to…

Merri Jo Gillette, Matthew R. Ladd, Kelly A. Moore, Eric W. Sitarchuk, Alison Tanchyk.

Kokesh v. SEC—US Supreme Court Set to Decide SEC Disgorgement Circuit Split

USA - January 17 2017 Supreme Court grants certiorari to clarify whether Section 2462's five-year limitation period applies to SEC disgorgement claims. The US Supreme Court…

Lauren C. Clark, Matthew S. Miner, William R. Peterson, Eric W. Sitarchuk.

Midland Funding v. Madden

USA - May 25 2016 In an amicus curiae brief, the US Solicitor General recommends that the petition for certiorari in Madden be denied, but agrees that the Second…

Reed D. Auerbach, Susan F. Dicicco, Matthew P. Joseph, Steve Levitan.