Category: Whistleblower

Unanimous Supreme Court Declines Broader SEC Whistleblower Protections

Mar 2, 2018 / Whistleblower

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously declined to adopt a broader reading of a law designed to protect whistleblowers who report securities laws violations. The Dodd-Frank Act offers protections against retaliation, such as firing and demotions, to employees who report wrongdoing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Supreme Court held that while whistleblowers who report misconduct to the SEC fall under Dodd-Frank‚Äôs protection, employees who only report the […]

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