The U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) has concluded in Menendez v. Halliburton, Inc., that an employer's release of a whistleblower's identity to other employees violated the whistleblower's right to confidentiality, which by itself constituted an adverse action against the whistleblower and thus violated the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).
Since 1994, Ohio law has recognized a claim for wrongful discharge in violation of a public policy.
The new draft Companies Bill was the subject of detailed discussion and analysis at a conference in Dublin Castle on Thursday last, 21 July.
There has been surprisingly little discussion surrounding one of the most fundamental changes to the Corporations Act in recent times.
The rules concerning payment of dividends have changed.
The Supreme Court has held that the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is constitutional, while striking down certain provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act relating to the removal of PCAOB members.
Kathleen Fisher was pleased to hear the company president say, "You can stay with our company for as long as you wish".
The Fourth Circuit affirmed a final order of the Administrative Review Board, finding that the termination of the former CFO of a public company did not violate the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
On May 19, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued final guidance (FASB Staff Position (“FSP”) No. SOP 94-3-1; AAG HCO-a) changing consolidation and equity method accounting for nonprofit organizations, effective for fiscal years beginning after June 15, 2008.