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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.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") has taken the "whistleblowers be made whole" purpose of the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law, 43 P.S. §§1421-1428, (the "PAWL")...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted immunity under the whistleblower provision of the Defend Trade Secret Act in what appears to be the first decision of its kind under the new federal trade secret statute.
Littler Mendelson
This decision serves as a cautionary tale to employers that are evaluating liability exposure in cases arising out of the Law.
Withers LLP
On March 19, 2018, the SEC announced its highest-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower awards, with two whistleblowers splitting a nearly $50 million award ...
Foley & Lardner
Health care providers are under constant threat of lawsuits brought by whistleblowers under the federal civil False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729, et seq. (FCA), the statute...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded its largest whistleblower payments to date, splitting approximately $50 million between two whistleblowers and giving more than $33 million ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana's grant of summary judgment under the Louisiana whistleblower law, Louisiana Revised Statutes...
McDermott Will & Emery
The Supreme Court recently clarified the scope of SEC whistleblower retaliation provisions.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Phew – it has been a whirlwind of a month in the employment law world!
Dentons
On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers1 narrowly construed the definition of "whistleblower" in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010...
Withers LLP
US Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank Act
Bowditch & Dewey
On February 13, 2018, the Fourth District of the California Court of Appeals issued an Order and Opinion affirming summary judgment for the Defendant, Riverside Community College District (RCC) ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The decision resolved a circuit split over whether such reporting is required for recovery under the Act's retaliation provisions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an individual is not covered by the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Act unless they have provided information ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 12, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi recently denied a motion for summary judgment in a SOX whistleblower claim where the defendant company ...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Employees must report suspected securities fraud violations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to benefit from the anti-retaliation provisions ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The United States Supreme Court decided in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers (Feb. 21, 2018) that the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) applies only to individuals who have reported a violation of the securities law to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and not to those who raise concerns only to their employers internally. The Court's decision resolved an important conflict in the federal Courts of Appeals.
Holland & Knight
To whom must an employee report suspected misconduct to qualify as a "whistleblower" under the Dodd-Frank Act?
Dentons
Over the past five years the Polish market for business service centers has doubled—to more than 190,000 employees in over 930 centers.
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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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded its largest whistleblower payments to date, splitting approximately $50 million between two whistleblowers and giving more than $33 million ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The decision resolved a circuit split over whether such reporting is required for recovery under the Act's retaliation provisions.
Arnold & Porter
On February 21, 2018, the US Supreme Court unanimously held in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that whistleblowers must report their concerns to the SEC in order to be protected by the anti-retaliation provisions ...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the "but-for" standard applies in retaliation cases filed under the False Claims Act (FCA).
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.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted immunity under the whistleblower provision of the Defend Trade Secret Act in what appears to be the first decision of its kind under the new federal trade secret statute.
Dentons
Over the past five years the Polish market for business service centers has doubled—to more than 190,000 employees in over 930 centers.
Foley & Lardner
Health care providers are under constant threat of lawsuits brought by whistleblowers under the federal civil False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729, et seq. (FCA), the statute...
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") has taken the "whistleblowers be made whole" purpose of the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law, 43 P.S. §§1421-1428, (the "PAWL")...
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