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Ask Your Employment Lawyer: Dodd-Frank, the SEC, and the Definition of “Whistleblower”: The Supreme Court Tightens the Reins

Ask Your Employment Lawyer Series

Live Webinar

On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a widely-awaited opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, which clarified who could qualify as a “whistleblower” under the Dodd-Frank Act. The SCOTUS ruled that in order to be covered by the anti-retaliation protections under the Dodd-Frank Act, individuals must report allegations of corporate wrongdoing directly to the SEC and reporting just through their company’s internal process is not enough.

Please join Brooke T. Iley, a partner in our labor & employment group, and Yelena M. Barychev, a partner in our corporate group, to review practical implications for employers’ whistleblower policies, procedures, and investigations in light of this new SCOTUS decision.

Please contact Marianne Talbot for more information about this event or click here to register.