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Companies May Find High Court Whistleblower Ruling Costly

Law360 (February 21, 2018, 7:03 PM EST) -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Wednesday narrowing the scope of anti-retaliation protections for corporate whistleblowers could lead to a significant increase in the number of complaints filed directly with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a result companies may find costly, legal experts said.

The high court ruled Wednesday that the definition of whistleblower should be interpreted through the specific wording included in Dodd-Frank and not expanded to include employees who report internally. (AP) The high court’s decision in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Paul Somers...
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