Cozen O’Connor: A Case Study of the Limits of Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Protections and the Impact on Corporate Compliance Objectives [Georgetown University Law Center]

A Case Study of the Limits of Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Protections and the Impact on Corporate Compliance Objectives [Georgetown University Law Center]

Nicole Sprinzen, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice, discusses the case of Asadi v. GE Energy (USA) L.L.C., in which the Third Circuit held that a U.S. company employee who is detailed to work in a foreign country is not a protected whistleblower under Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation protections when he reports his suspicions of corporate FCPA violations to supervisors. The ruling is significant because it has implications for any Americans working outside the U.S. in international companies where FCPA risk is high.

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