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Seventh Circuit Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment on Terminated CEO’s SOX And DFA Claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

Last week, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a terminated CEO's complaints about his board of directors' managerial decisions did not

Why Insider Benefit Is Irrelevant To Criminal Insider Trading
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

For the past two and a half years, practicing lawyers and commentators alike have spilled oceans of ink analyzing what kind of insider benefit

SEC Charges CEODirector with Sarb-Ox Loan Violations for Unreimbursed Advances that Were Outstanding for 5 to 36 Days and Misleading Independence Assertions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2017

According to the SEC in an order settling an enforcement action, Alan Shortall was CEO and Chairman of Unilife Corporation, a Nasdaq listed issuer

New Chairman and Board Members Appointed to the SEC Board Created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the appointment of William D. Duhnke III as Chairman and J. Robert Brown, Kathleen M. Hamm

An Employer’s Guide to Litigation Holds
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

Employers have a duty to preserve information that is potentially relevant to anticipated or existing litigation and failure to comply with that duty

Supreme Court's Upcoming Whistleblower Decision May Dramatically Impact Compliance Programs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

On November 28, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument on whether whistleblowers are entitled to protection from retaliation under

Supreme Court Oral Argument Suggests Skepticism Over SEC Rule Protecting Internal Whistleblowers From Retaliation Under Dodd-Frank
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2017

On November 28, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276, a case that raises the question

Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2017

When Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, it bolstered protections for whistleblowers who report certain kinds of misconduct, such as

SCOTUS to decide: Who is a Protected “Whistleblower” Under Dodd-Frank?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Digital Realty Trust v. Sommers, a case that will decide whether employees who report suspected

Is an Internal Whistleblower a “Whistleblower” Entitled to Anti-Retaliation Protection Under the Dodd-Frank Act?
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2017

Who is a “whistleblower” entitled to protection under the anti-retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Act”)? In Digital Realty Trust, Inc