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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 2 Nov 2011

Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections apply to non-tangible employment action

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).


Roetzel & Andress | USA | 16 Sep 2011

Supreme Court of Ohio sets guidelines for wrongful discharge based on a violation of public policy

Since 1994, Ohio law has recognized a claim for wrongful discharge in violation of a public policy.


A&L Goodbody | Ireland | 26 Jul 2011

New draft Companies Bill the subject of first Irish Corporate Law Forum conference

The new draft Companies Bill was the subject of detailed discussion and analysis at a conference in Dublin Castle on Thursday last, 21 July.


Piper Alderman | Australia | 26 Aug 2010

Dividends beware the new changes

There has been surprisingly little discussion surrounding one of the most fundamental changes to the Corporations Act in recent times.


Norton Rose Fulbright LLP | Australia | 5 Aug 2010

Amendments to the Corporations Act regarding the payment of company dividends

The rules concerning payment of dividends have changed.


Herrick Feinstein LLP | USA | 30 Jul 2010

Supreme Court rules PCAOB constitutional

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.


McMillan LLP | Canada | 9 Sep 2009

Dealing with the older worker

Kathleen Fisher was pleased to hear the company president say, "You can stay with our company for as long as you wish".


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 22 Aug 2008

Whistleblower statute requires plaintiff to explain perceived securities law violation

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.


Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 31 May 2008

Nonprofit consolidation and equity method final guidance issued by FASB

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.

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