Cozen O’Connor: Whistleblowers need to report to SEC under new SCOTUS ruling

Whistleblowers need to report to SEC under new SCOTUS ruling

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Joseph Sirbak, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discussed with Legal Newsline about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision about whistleblowers not being protected under the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Act. The case, Digital Realty Trust Inc. vs. Somers, was decided Feb. 21. In the long term, the case will be a "double-edged sword" for companies because employees reporting securities fraud now have a stronger incentive to file formal complaints with the SEC, says Sirbak.

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