SOX Won't Shield Fired Accts. Receivable VP: 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (November 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The “narrow exception” to the state of Indiana's at-will employment doctrine doesn't apply to an axed employee of an accounts receivable company who claimed protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the state doctrine precludes his retaliation suit against his former employer, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana's summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff's former employer, finding that he was not retaliated against for...
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