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Plaintiffs May Sue Individual Directors for Violation of Whistleblower Retaliation Provisions

USA - January 7 2016 In a matter of first impression, the court in Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144468 (N.D. Cal. October 23, 2015), ruled…

Bryan B. House, Lisa M. Noller

Enforcement of forum selection clauses just got easier

USA - December 9 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Atl. Marine Const. Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. For the W. Dist. Of Tex., et al., No. 12-929, 2013 U.S…

Roger A. Lane, Michael Thompson

No Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari for Berman v. [email protected] LLC

USA - January 7 2016 As previously discussed, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit created a circuit split when it decided in Berman v. [email protected]

Bryan B. House, Lisa M. Noller

SEC Pays First Whistleblower Award to “Company Outsider”

USA - April 12 2016 The SEC announced in January that it had awarded more than $700,000 to a "company outsider," who provided the SEC with a detailed analysis that…

Bryan B. House, Lisa M. Noller

A review of recent whistleblower developments

USA - April 1 2014 In a ground-breaking decision, on March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held in Lawson v. FMR LLC, 571 U.S. __ Case 12-3 (Mar. 4, 2014), that…

Bryan B. House, Pamela L. Johnston