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Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 8, 2019, the House Committee on Financial Services passed H.R. 2515, the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, Kate Napalkova, special employee benefits and executive compensation counsel, and associate
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded over $4.5 million to a whistleblower for information provided in connection with an SEC case and related action.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 24, 2019, the SEC announced payment of more than $4.5 million to a whistleblower who sent an anonymous tip to the company alleging significant wrongdoing and then submitted
Orrick
On May 6th, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") announced that it made a whistleblower award of approximately $1.5 million to an individual whistleblower. The individual provided information that assisted
Proskauer Rose LLP
We previously reported in October 2017 and March 2017 on a whistleblower litigation brought by Charles Erhart, a former Bank of Internet Holding, Inc. (Bofl) internal auditor.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 29, 2019, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto introduced Assembly Bill A7384, which would amend and significantly expand New York's whistleblower statute, N.Y.L.L. §§ 740, 741.
Cooley LLP
In February 2018, SCOTUS handed down its decision in Digital Realty v. Somers, holding that the Dodd-Frank whistleblower anti-retaliation protections apply only if the whistleblower blows the whistle all the way to the SEC; ...
Mintz
In the aftermath of concerns on student-athlete safety following the death of a Maryland football player during conditioning drills last year.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In an unusual and eye-catching case, a hospital facing a whistleblower lawsuit from a former senior executive under the False Claims Act ("FCA") has brought suit against that individual
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC awarded approximately $1.5 million to an individual whistleblower for information provided in connection ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 2, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama denied a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Ninth Circuit held that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act do not protect whistleblowers who make internal complaints about potential violations
Foley & Lardner
Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On April 11, 2019, the French Data Protection Authority (the "CNIL") launched an online public consultation regarding two new CNIL draft standards ("Referentials")
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets subcommittee of the HFSC held a hearing to consider six legislative proposals intended to "hold public company executives accountable to both investors...
Motley Rice LLC
In its annual report for the 2018 fiscal year, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower recently announced that it awarded $168 million to 13 whistleblowers over the course of the year.
Motley Rice LLC
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected this term to resolve conflicting opinions in False Claims Act whistleblower litigation regarding whether an extended statute of limitations should apply to cases in which the government ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Here we are again, fast approaching the most sustained workday distraction of the year: March Madness.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Several states have passed new laws restricting use of nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), making it timely for companies to review their policies and practices.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Motley Rice LLC
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected this term to resolve conflicting opinions in False Claims Act whistleblower litigation regarding whether an extended statute of limitations should apply to cases in which the government ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 26, 2019, the Ninth Circuit affirmed much of a jury's approximately $11M verdict finding that a former general counsel was discharged in retaliation for reporting alleged Foreign Corrupt
Proskauer Rose LLP
In an unusual and eye-catching case, a hospital facing a whistleblower lawsuit from a former senior executive under the False Claims Act ("FCA") has brought suit against that individual
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 2, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama denied a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim
Foley & Lardner
Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business.
Motley Rice LLC
In its annual report for the 2018 fiscal year, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower recently announced that it awarded $168 million to 13 whistleblowers over the course of the year.
Orrick
In February, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its FY 2018 Annual Report and announced a record-breaking year for the agency's whistleblower program.
Proskauer Rose LLP
This case is consistent with a trend of sizable jury verdicts in whistleblower retaliation claims.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Although complaints were temporarily down in 2018, we expect the overall upward trend to continue in future years.
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