Steven J. Pearlman, co-head of Proskauer’sWhistleblower & Retaliation Group, recently delivered a PODCAST for TheCorporateCounsel.net, focusing on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s first SOX whistleblower decision, Lawson v. FMR

This Podcast captures Pearlman’s interview with Randi Morrison, where Ms. Morrison presents the following questions:

  • Can you describe the Majority’s ruling and the reasoning it used to reach that result?
  • Are there any particular risks for employers that this ruling creates?
  • What types of new claims should we expect to see as a result of this ruling?
  • How does this ruling affect public companies, and what should they do?

The answers provide practical guidance, addressing numerous concerns of in-house counsel and human resources and compliance professionals.