Trending: Broad Whistleblower Protection

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT) -- How should financial services companies and publicly traded companies treat employees who claim that the company violated federal law or regulations? Very carefully.

With the decision in Murray v. UBS on May 21, 2013, whistleblowers are winning 5 to 0 on broadly defining securities whistleblowers protected by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.[1] Under the cases and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules, companies may face liability — or expensive litigation — if an employee could link adverse treatment to a report...
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