Solis' Whistleblower-Friendly Board May Reshape SOX

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 4:40 PM EST) -- The appointment of two new members to the U.S. Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board will likely mean more claimant-friendly decisions in whistleblower cases, and may even foreshadow a push to reshape the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower provisions, attorneys say.

The ARB, which hands down final agency decisions in cases under a variety of worker protection laws, is widely expected to adopt a more expansive view of the federal whistleblower statutes under the Obama administration.

But with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis' February appointment of Paul Igasaki as...
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