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The United States Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Protections Under Dodd-Frank
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • February 26 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States has refused to broaden protections for employee-whistleblowers under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and

OSC proposes changes to whistleblower program
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada, Ireland
  • February 12 2018

On January 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") released for comment a proposed change to OSC Policy 15-601 - Whistleblower Program

U.S. Supreme Court to provide needed clarity on whistleblower protections
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • July 4 2017

On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court greenlit an appeal that will address the definition of a "whistleblower" under the U.S. Dodd-Frank

Former General Counsel of Bio-Rad is Awarded $8 million for Employer Retaliation Claim Following Whistleblower Report
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • February 10 2017

While massive awards paid out by regulators to whistleblowers continue to dominate headlines, a U.S. jury recently awarded a significant damages

Changes to impact U.S. and Canadian public companies using COSO internal control framework
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • June 25 2013

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 requires companies that are subject to U.S. reporting requirements to establish and maintain a system of internal

Is crowdfunding going to change clean tech?
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • June 11 2012

On April 5th of this year, President Obama signed into law the JOBS Act (the “Jumpstart our Business Startups” Act).

U.S. adopts JOBS Act, containing crowdfunding provisions and benefits for FPIs
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • May 23 2012

On April 5, U.S. President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, a law intended to help small businesses and startups raise capital.

First quarter 2012 U.S. legal and regulatory developments
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA, Canada
  • April 20 2012

The following is a summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the first quarter of 2012 of interest to Canadian companies and their advisors.

Workplace codes of conduct: necessary and enforceable?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2011

Human resources professionals may be asked to develop a "code of conduct" (a "Code") for their organization.

How whistle-blowing programs in the workplace can lead to psychological harassment
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 1 2011

The term whistleblower generally refers to a disclosure by an individual of mismanagement, corruption or wrongdoing.