High Court Asked To Review Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rule

Law360, New York (April 27, 2017, 3:10 PM EDT) -- Digital Realty Trust Inc. asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a Ninth Circuit opinion finding the Dodd-Frank Act protects whistleblowers who haven’t yet reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, saying its case presents an optimal vehicle to resolve a circuit split.

The technology-related real estate investment trust petitioned the justices to take a look at the Ninth Circuit’s March decision affirming that former Digital Realty Vice President of Portfolio Management Paul Somers can bring claims that the trust discriminated against him...
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