Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Issues In Leshinsky And Asadi

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- Courts in the Southern District of New York and the Southern District of Texas recently have ruled on important aspects regarding the scope and applicability of new whistleblower protection rules enacted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

In Asadi v. GE Energy (USA) LLC (S.D. Tex. June 28, 2012), Judge Nancy F. Atlas held that Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision does not apply to conduct outside the territorial United States. Then Judge J. Paul Oetken held in Leshinsky v. Telvent GIT SA...
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