Revived SOX Whistleblower Case Back In JPMorgan's Sights

Law360, New York (December 23, 2014, 6:01 PM EST) -- A New York federal court had correctly tossed an ex-employee's Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower claim that was later revived by the Second Circuit, JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Monday, arguing that the appeals court's decision clarifying the law in a separate case shouldn't change the outcome.

The financial giant and three individual defendants took aim at former JPMorgan private wealth manager Jennifer Sharkey's whistleblower case in a renewed motion for summary judgment filed with the lower court. JPMorgan claims the Second Circuit's Nielsen v. AECOM ruling in August didn't change the conclusions behind the company's December 2013 summary judgment win.

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