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SDNY Dismisses SOX And Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims Against Private Company
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims, finding that the alleged whistleblowing did not involve fraud related to a public company.
United States
15 Jul 2019
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House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill To Expand Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection To Internal Whistleblowers
On May 8, 2019, the House Committee on Financial Services passed H.R. 2515, the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019.
United States
13 Jun 2019
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A Radical Change To Ratification: Key Takeaways From Henderson v. United Student Aid Funds, Inc.
On Friday, March 22, a split panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a company with no direct contractual relationship with independent contractors could be found vicariously liable
United States
7 May 2019
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With Regulators Increasing Focus On Spam Robocalls, Arkansas Follows Others States In Passing Anti-Spoofing Privacy Law
Unwanted robocalls reportedly totaled 26.3 billion calls in 2018, sparking more and more consumer complaints to the FCC and FTC and increased legislative and regulatory activity to combat the practice
United States
25 Apr 2019
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Will Settling Class Actions Get More Difficult In 2019?
Consumer advocates, defense attorneys, tort reformists, and trial judges are all eagerly awaiting a decision by the Ninth Circuit which all hope will clarify the process
United States
18 Mar 2019
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Ninth Circuit Affirms Most Of Jury Verdict In Former GC's SOX Whistleblower Lawsuit
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
United States
15 Mar 2019
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CFTC Issues $2 Million Whistleblower Award To Individual Whistleblower For Analysis Of Market Data
On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a whistleblower award totaling more than $2 million to be paid to an individual whistleblower
United States
14 Mar 2019
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Nestlé's Non-Disclosure Of Child And Slave Labor Issues On Packaging Not Deceptive Or Unfair, Massachusetts Federal Court Holds
First, the court examined whether Nestlé deceived customers by failing to disclose alleged child and slave labor practices in its supply chain on product packaging.
United States
11 Mar 2019
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Kimberly-Clark Unable To Flush Wet Wipes Case
On December 10, 2018, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Kimberly-Clark Corp, v. Davidson, No. 18-304 (2018) ...
United States
31 Jan 2019
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First Appellate Decision Holds That SEC Can Bring Extraterritorial Enforcement Action Based On Conduct Or Effects In United States
The Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held today that the Securities and Exchange Commission may bring an enforcement action based on allegedly foreign securities transactions ...
United States
30 Jan 2019
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Locational Tracking On iOS And Android Devices: Check The Platform's Rules!
This post discusses some of the contractual requirements imposed by Apple and Google regarding the collection and sharing of locational information.
United States
27 Dec 2018
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SEC Releases FY 2018 Whistleblower Program Annual Report
On November 15, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published its statutorily mandated fiscal year report to Congress covering the agency's whistleblower program.
United States
29 Nov 2018
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Federal Court Allows SOX Whistleblower Claim To Proceed But Dismisses Dodd-Frank Claim
On October 2, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania federal court denied a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim
United States
15 Oct 2018
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Texas District Court Dismisses SOX Whistleblower Claim For Lack of Protected Activity
Plaintiff Joann Brown was Defendant Colonial Savings, F.A.'s Assistant Vice President of Business Support.
United States
30 Mar 2017
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U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Opportunity To Address Scope Of Dodd-Frank "Whistleblower" Provision
On Monday, March 20, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in Verble v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC., thereby declining an opportunity to resolve a conflict...
United States
28 Mar 2017
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Ninth Circuit - Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers
The Ninth Circuit thus aligned itself with the Second Circuit on this issue while the Fifth Circuit came to the opposite conclusion.
United States
14 Mar 2017
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S.D.N.Y. Dismisses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Retaliation Claim
The Company terminated the Executives' employment, asserting that they improperly entered into self-dealing transactions.
United States
6 Mar 2017
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Outgoing SEC Chair Reflects On The Agency's Enforcement Program And Advocates For Increased Authority
On November 18, 2016, outgoing SEC Chair Mary Jo White delivered a speech at New York University School of Law entitled "A New Model for SEC Enforcement: Producing Bold and Unrelenting Results."
United States
2 Dec 2016
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SEC Shake-Up: President-Elect Trump Expected To Make Key Appointments
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, Mary Jo White has announced her intent to step down from her role as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States
16 Nov 2016
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Whistleblower Alert – OCIE To Examine Registered Investment Advisers For Overbroad Confidentiality Or Severance Agreements
The SEC's OCIE recently published a risk alert noting that the SEC exam staff intends to examine registrants' compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act's whistleblower provisions.
United States
4 Nov 2016
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