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Vanguard whistleblower’s claim survives a challenge

Danon hopes to collect a percentage of any late payments or fines, under whistleblower ... dismissed Danon’s federal wrongful-firing claim. But last year a federal appeals court ruled Danon could stil... read more

Whistleblower Showdown Heads to Supreme Court

If an employer retaliates, the employee can sue for double damages and has a longer statute of limitations than under other laws (such as Sarbanes-Oxley). Dodd-Frank also allows the employee to sue im... read more

The Supreme Court Restricts Whistleblower Rights

After his termination, Somers filed a suit in federal court against Digital Realty that included a claim of whistleblower ... (b)(1)(A), (2)(D). Dodd-Frank also allows for awards of double backpay wit... read more

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High court wrestles with protections for whistleblowers

The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Tuesday to give Dodd-Frank protections to whistleblowers who report stock and investment fraud to their employers but not the federal government. Under the Dodd-Fr... read more

Neb. Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation case settled before trial

Julie Bussing sued COR Clearing in 2012 in Nebraska federal court ... Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections that allows for anti-retaliation protections for those who only report internally.” Bussing w... read more

United States: Supreme Court's Upcoming Whistleblower Decision May Dramatically Impact Compliance Programs

On November 28, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ... under Dodd-Frank. This provision prohibits employers from retaliating against "whistleblowers" for, among other things, "making disclosures th... read more

Who qualifies as a Dodd-Frank whistle-blower?

Sarbanes-Oxley, for instance, requires employees to exhaust administrative remedies before bringing a federal court ... and allows double-pay claims. So, as Jackson Lewis noted last November in a moti... read more

Oracle's New Legal Challenge: Of Companies And Culture

Oracle has said that they intend to file a counter claim against Ms. Blackburn ... I'm not a lawyer by training, I have no specialist knowledge of either Sarbanes-Oxley or Dodd-Frank, the statutes tha... read more

Compliance Officers as Whistleblowers: Preventative Strategies, Possible Defenses

Courts ... False Claims Act. This article discusses steps a legal department can take to minimize these kinds of risks. The Law’s View of Compliance Officer as Whistleblower Several laws, including th... read more

Workplace secrecy agreements rising, whistleblower lawyers say

The agreements also barred them from using any information for financial gain, a possible violation of federal whistleblower laws, which allow employees ... After the passage of Dodd-Frank and an earl... read more

Whistleblowers need to report to SEC under new SCOTUS ruling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a lower court denied the company's motion to dismiss. The main issue that the lower districts struggled with was the difference in how the Dodd-Fran... read more

Can hedge funds double dip under Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules? (Westlaw Business)

Fast-forward to a post-Dodd Frank era where paragraph 922 encourages and pays huge rewards for disclosing to the SEC exactly these types of allegations — does the Dodd Frank Act not only allow, but en... read more

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