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Virginia Enacts Comprehensive Whistleblower Protection

USA - April 14 2020 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed a comprehensive whistleblower protection law, the first of its kind for Virginia. The Whistleblower Law…

Matthew F. Nieman

Virginia’s Values Act Fundamentally Rewrites the Human Rights Act

USA - April 13 2020 Effective July 1, 2020, the Virginia Values Act expands the scope of the Virginia Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination in employment and…

Matthew F. Nieman

A Look Back at Key Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Issues in 2018

USA - February 13 2019 2018 was a transformative year for corporate governance. Record whistleblower awards, an increasing number internal investigations partly arising out…

Rachel E. Ehlers

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

USA - February 22 2018 The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly…

Joseph C. Toris, David R. Jimenez, Kevin R. Miller

Supreme Court Preview: 2017-2018 Term

USA - September 27 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2017-2018 Term with no shortage of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve…

David R. Jimenez, Samia M. Kirmani, David E. Nagle, Michelle E. Phillips, Philip B. Rosen, Daniel D. Schudroff, Jeffrey Schwartz, Collin O’Connor Udell