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Crowell & Moring LLP
On February 8, 2024, the Supreme Court decided Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, No. 22-660, holding that a whistleblower must prove...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a landmark unanimous ruling late last week, Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, et al. 601 U. S. ____ (2024), the U.S. Supreme Court held that whistleblowers do not need to prove their employer...
Jones Day
Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1514A, no public company "may discharge, demote, suspend, threaten, harass, or in any other manner discriminate against an employee"...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Feb. 8, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC that plaintiffs bringing whistleblower retaliation claims under Section 1514A of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Plaintiffs bringing retaliation claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act do not have to prove their employers' "retaliatory intent," only that their whistleblowing activity contributed to their termination...
K&L Gates
As the year gets underway, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) is continuing its ongoing enforcement efforts to target anti-whistleblower practices...
Foley Hoag LLP
On February 8, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States clarified the standard for proving causation under the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley...
Frantz Ward
In recent years, the number of OSHA Whistleblower complaints has been steadily on the rise, but why? In the newest episode of Shoveling Smoke, Frantz Ward Partner Christina Niro joins host Chris
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a whistleblower under the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) is not required to prove the employer acted...
Tactical Law Group LLP
We have previously blogged on the Daramola v. Oracle case brought by a former Oracle employee who blew the whistle on Oracle and NetSuite's fraudulent...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The unanimous decision in Murray v. UBS Securities LLC held that employees alleging retaliation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (codified as 18 U.S.C. Section 1514A)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As usual, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (the "SDNY") is on the hunt for fraudsters and other white collar criminals. Though the Department of Justice has rewarded corporations...
Brown Rudnick LLP
The U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York recently announced the creation of a Whistleblower Pilot Program (the SDNY program) designed...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
For many companies, the use of "form" employee documents is an efficient practice that ensures consistent treatment. That said, reliance on forms can often breed complacency. In this new year
Jones Day
The recently created SDNY Whistleblower Pilot Program encourages individuals to self-disclose certain criminal conduct and cooperate in resulting investigations and prosecutions.
Goulston & Storrs
The plaintiff filed suit against UBS under the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002...
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.
Lowenstein Sandler
On January 16, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an $18 million settlement order (Order) with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (JPMS) that finds that the language...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Join Ropes & Gray's asset management partners, Eve Ellis and Joel Wattenbarger, as they delve into key regulatory issues impacting clients with interests in both the United States and Europe.
Littler Mendelson
In the first major action of 2024, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it had entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with a publicly traded global software...
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