On March 8, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s anti-retaliation protections extend to whistleblowers who report employers’ SEC violations internally, regardless of whether they report the violations to the SEC.  In Somers v. Digital Realty Trust, Inc., No. 15-17352, slip op. (9th Cir. Mar. 8, […]

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Lynne Bernabei will be speaking at the D.C. Bar’s CLE course, “Recent Developments in Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and False Claims Act Whistleblower Retaliation and Litigation” on July 15, 2014.

This class will focus on hot topics in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Dodd-Frank, National […]

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On August 9, 2011, the National Law Journal published an opinion piece by Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “The SEC properly expanded protection for attorney whistleblowers” which discussed how the SEC’s new regulations for the Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims will allow employees, including attorneys, to report financial misconduct by their corporate employers, even […]

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